Congressman Scott Garrett

Representing the 5th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Sep 15, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following opening statement today at a hearing to review legislative proposals to improve and enhance the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

Sep 13, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) today introduced H. Con. Res. 77, expressing the sense of Congress that Taiwan and its 23 million people deserve membership in the United Nations (UN).  The annual session of the United Nations General Assembly is set to open at the United Nations headquarters in New York City today.

Sep 13, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following opening statement today at a hearing to examine regulatory oversight of broker-dealers and legislative proposals to improve investment adviser oversight:

“The SEC, I think all would agree, has a lot on its plate.

Sep 11, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement today to mark the tenth of the September 11 attacks:

Sep 8, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s joint address to Congress:

Sep 7, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following opening statement today at a field hearing in New York City to examine the steps Congress can take to facilitate continued investor demand in the U.S. mortgage market without a government guarantee:

Sep 1, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) yesterday toured towns in Sussex County affected by flooding from Hurricane Irene.  Garrett toured flood-damaged areas in Vernon, Wantage and Stillwater with County Administrator John Eskilson and County Engineer Walter Crampas.

Aug 30, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) yesterday toured towns in Bergen County affected by flooding from Hurricane Irene.  Garrett toured flood-damaged areas in Oakland with Mayor John Szabo, Westwood with Mayor John Birkner and Hillsdale with Mayor Max Arnowitz.  He will be touring flood-damaged towns in Warren and Sussex counties today.

Aug 1, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Vice Chairman of the House Budget Committee and Chairman of the Budget and Spending Task Force for the Republican Study Committee (RSC), issued the following statement tonight after voting against the agreement to raise the debt ceiling:

Jul 30, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Vice Chairman of the House Budget Committee and Chairman of the Budget and Spending Task Force for the Republican Study Committee (RSC), issued the following statement today after voting against Senator Reid’s “plan” to raise the debt ceiling: