Congressman Scott Garrett

Representing the 5th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Aug 30, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), founder and Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, issued the following statement regarding a possible United States military intervention in Syria. 

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Jul 24, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, issued the following statement after the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act (PATH Act), H.R. 2767, a bill that would create a sustainable housing finance system, passed the Financial Services Committee.
Jul 23, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Patrick McHenry, Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and Congressman Scott Garrett, Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets, sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Mary Jo White that questions the legality of the Commission’s rules that were added to the removal of the ban on general solicitation under Title II of the JOBS Act. The Commission’s rule proposals unnecessarily burden private issuers by increasing regulations and disclosure requirements that effectively preserve the ban on general solicitation, violating the law’s intent.
Jul 23, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, issued the following statement today after introducing the Protecting American Taxpayers and Homeowners Act (PATH Act), H.R. 2767, a bill that would create a sustainable housing finance system.
Jul 16, 2013 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, issued the following statement today after the Senate reached a deal to avert the so-called “nuclear option” leading to the confirmation of Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Jul 10, 2013 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement after introducing a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that President Obama violated Section 3 of Article II of the Constitution by refusing to enforce the employer mandate provisions of ObamaCare.

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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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