Congressman Scott Garrett

Representing the 5th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Nov 20, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), founder and Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, issued the following statement after President Obama announced that he would violate his oath to uphold the Constitution and grant approximately 5 million illegal immigrants work permits:

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Nov 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement after a terrorist attack at a synagogue in Jerusalem claimed the lives of four people, including three U.S. citizens.

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Nov 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement after learning of the death of former N.J. lawmaker Robert Littell.

Nov 12, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement after learning of the death of Former Fifth District Representative Marge Roukema.

Oct 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) today sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid demanding that congress is immediately reconvened to address the threat raised by the Ebola virus.

Oct 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, issued the following statement regarding a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) proposed rule to implement the Comprehensive Automated Risk Data System (CARDS):

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, along with six of his colleagues sent a follow-up letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today after the IRS Commissioner refused to address a number of concerns the Members have about news of the recent IRS dismissal agreement with the Freedom from Religion Foundation. 

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Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) issued the following statement after voting against the House Continuing Resolution (CR) because it included President Obama’s ISIS plan:

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Sep 17, 2014 Press Release
Bill is House Companion to Sen. Rand Paul’s Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, and Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Co-Chairman of the bipartisan Crime Prevention and Youth Development Caucus, today introduced H.R.

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Sep 4, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, issued the following statement regarding today’s Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) decision to spread too-big-to-fail: