Congressman Scott Garrett

Representing the 5th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Sep 11, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) issued the following statement in memory of the eleventh anniversary of September 11th:

Sep 6, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) today sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton requesting the official position of the Obama Administration on Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.  

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Sep 5, 2012 Press Release

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Rep. Scott Garrett (NJ-05) honored World War II veteran and River Edge resident Anthony Garofalo with three medals and two service lapel buttons he earned serving his country as a sailor in the U.S. Navy. 

Aug 22, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – 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 its latest projections of the nation’s budget outlook:

Aug 17, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises issued the following statement today after the Treasury Department announced a plan to reduce the dividend rate paid to the Secretary of the Treasury on senior preferred stock of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac:

Aug 1, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Vice Chairman of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 8, the Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 to extend the current individual tax rates for another year:

Jul 31, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, today issued the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) ruled against forgiving mortgage principal on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages:

Jul 26, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Chairman of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government-Sponsored Enterprises, today praised the House for passing H.R.

Jun 28, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ), Founder and Chairman of the Congressional Constitution Caucus, rebuked the United States Supreme Court today after it upheld the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as ObamaCare.  On the first day of the 112th Congress, Garrett introduced H.R.

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