Category: Press Release

Van Drew Sends Letter to Sec. Mayorkas and President Biden Blasting Proposal to House Illegal Migrants in South Jersey

August 31, 2023 — Congressman Van Drew sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and President Biden regarding the recent reporting that President Biden offered the Atlantic City International Airport as housing for illegal immigrants currently located in New York City, and expressed his absolute opposition to the proposal.  “It is inappropriate and unreasonable to […]

Orsted Delays First Wind Farm Until 2026

August 31, 2023 — Congressman Van Drew released the following statement after Orsted announced that it will be delaying its Ocean Wind I project until 2026. “While this is a victory, we cannot take the pressure off of these companies. Offshore wind projects have been nothing more than money grabs for global elites,” said Congressman Van Drew. “Once […]

Van Drew Slams Biden and Mayorkas for Offering to House Illegal Immigrants at Atlantic City International Airport

August 30, 2023 — United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew issued the following statement in response to a Bloomberg News Report that the Biden Administration has included the Atlantic City International Airport in Egg Harbor Township as one of eleven possible locations being offered to New York City Mayor Eric Adams to house up to […]

House Passes FAA Reauthorization: Rep. Van Drew Ensures FAA Technical Center Remains Permanently in South Jersey

July 20, 2023 — Congressman Van Drew, Vice Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced that the 2023 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization bill, the Securing Growth and Robust Leadership in American Aviation Act, passed through committee containing his amendment that ensures the FAA William J. Hughes Technical Center remains permanently located in South Jersey. Today, […]

Van Drew Applauds Rhode Island for Rejecting Offshore Wind Proposal, Slams Governor Murphy for Siding with Foreign-Owned Companies

July 19, 2023 — Congressman Van Drew applauded Rhode Island for rejecting an expensive and aggressive proposal for an expansive offshore wind project in the state that did not include enough economic benefits relative to the cost.  “Unlike the state of New Jersey, where Governor Murphy and state Democrats have opened their arms to the […]

Van Drew: “You Don’t Get to Punch the People of New Jersey in the Face and then Expect Us to Say Thank You for It”

June 28, 2023 — United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew, who has twice now called on the New Jersey state legislature to reject a multi-billion dollar taxpayer-funded bailout of greedy foreign energy companies, hammered home his opposition to A-5651 & S-4019 ahead of the final Senate and Assembly votes.    “Installing hundreds of thousand-foot-tall wind turbines […]

Van Drew Renews Demand for New Jersey State Legislators to SHOOT DOWN a Bailout of Greedy Foreign Energy Companies

June 26, 2023 — United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew is once again calling on the New Jersey State Senate and the New Jersey General Assembly to reject legislation to bailout the Green New Deal wind projects faltering off our coast. “We’ve been sounding the alarm for weeks now that greedy foreign energy companies were […]

Van Drew Announces Historic Expansion of Internet Services in South Jersey

June 16, 2023 — Congressman Van Drew announced that South Jersey has been awarded a $24,000,000 grant as part of the Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program. This money will be used to build broadband internet infrastructure in Cumberland County and Salem County. This is a significant step that will allow residents who previously had slow internet […]

Van Drew Secures Major Victory Ensuring the FAA Technical Center is Permanently Located in South Jersey

June 15, 2023 — Congressman Van Drew announced that he secured a major victory for South Jersey by ensuring that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center will be permanently located in South Jersey. The 2023 FAA Reauthorization bill advanced through the Transportation and Infrastructure committee and the next step is passing through the House and Senate before […]

Van Drew Demands State and Federal Legislators REJECT an American Taxpayer Bailout of Greedy Foreign Energy Companies

June 13, 2023 — As rumors continue to swirl that foreign energy companies are going to be looking to the Biden Administration in Washington and Governors like Phil Murphy here in New Jersey to further subsidize their plans to industrialize our coastline with Green New Deal style wind farms, United States Congressman Jeff Van Drew […]