Congressman Scott Garrett

Representing the 5th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jul 2, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) introduced the Freedom of Travel Act, H.R. 2589, to protect Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights by denying the TSA the authority to conduct random searches of surface transportation passengers. 

Jun 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) today reintroduced the Local Education Authority Returns Now (LEARN) Act, H.R. 2394, to return educational control back to the states.  The LEARN Act was introduced with 18 original co-sponsors.

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Jun 12, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, and Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) applauded passage of H.R.

Jun 6, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Rep. Mike Conaway (R-TX) today sent a letter to Mr. A. Roy Lavik, Inspector General of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC), requesting information about Chairman Gary Gensler's use of a personal email account to conduct official business.  

Jun 3, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement after learning of the death of New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg.

“Senator Frank Lautenberg was a man committed to public service.  He gave his time, his energy, and his all to the things he believed in.  My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time of loss.”

May 17, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, today applauded the bipartisan passage of H.R. 1062, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Regulatory Accountability Act.

May 16, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises and senior Member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement today after voting to repeal Obamacare:

May 14, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), issued the following statement after sending a letter to the Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting immediate disclosure of whether any New Jersey-based organizations were improperly targeted by the IRS since 2010: