Congressman Scott Garrett

Representing the 5th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 24, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Constitution Caucus, today voted against H.R. 2278, which would limit the use of funds appropriated to the Department to Defense for the United States armed forces in support of NATO’s military efforts in Libya.    

Jun 24, 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 subcommittee hearing to explore the state of the mutual fund industry:

“Welcome to today’s hearing where we will explore a series of issues impacting the mutual fund industry.

Jun 23, 2011 Press Release

Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, today introduced H.R. 2308, the SEC Regulatory Accountability Act.

Jun 22, 2011 Press Release

During consideration in the House today of H.R. 1249, the America Invents Act, Protocol 8 of the “Legislative Protocols for the 112th Congress” was invoked, providing for 20 minutes of debate on the constitutionality of H.R. 1249.

Rep. Scott Garrett, Chairman of the Constitution Caucus, issued the following statement:

Jun 22, 2011 Press Release

The House Financial Services Committee today approved H.R. 940, the U.S. Covered Bond Act of 2011, by a vote of 45-7-3.  Introduced by Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, and Rep.

Jun 22, 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 the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report showing the U.S.

Jun 16, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Market and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, delivered the following opening statement today at a Financial Services Committee hearing to examine international regulatory coordination:

Jun 15, 2011 Press Release

 Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Constitution Caucus, issued the following statement today after the Obama administration released a report defending its decision to not seek congressional authorization for the use of military force in Libya:

Jun 10, 2011 Press Release
Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) would like to invite all 5th District high school students who are interested in attending a United States service academy to participate in one of the 2011 Academy Night Information Sessions next week.  One will be held at Pope John High School in Sparta on Monday, June 13th at 7p.m.