Scott Garrett

Posted May 10, 2008

New mortgage legislation would force our nation’s hardworking taxpayers to insure up to $300 billion in new mortgages.

Posted February 26, 2008

This week, the House Foreign Affairs Committee is expected to address the Democrats proposal for the President’s “Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief,” otherwise known as PEPFAR.

Posted August 24, 2007

For the survivors of the tragic bridge collapse in Minnesota and for the families and friends of those who perished when that bridge plunged 60 feet down into the Mississippi River, that day will not soon be forgotten. But, there are lessons to be learned and remembered for us all, particularly for Congress, if we are to avoid future tragedies like this one.

Posted August 07, 2007

The U.S. House of Representatives last week approved a $160 billion entitlement explosion, a $53 billion tax hike, relaxed rules for illegal immigrant access to federal benefits, and a package of Medicare cuts. With this they are saddling our children with extraordinary debt, and are doing so without my vote.

Posted July 06, 2007

The men and women who wear the uniform sacrifice their lives, comfort, and safety to fight for the continued security of our democracy. While Americans back home in the United States benefit from our nation’s freedom, it is the servicemembers who ensure it still exists.

Posted June 26, 2007

House Republicans have been working hard to fight for the American taxpayer. As you may know, we recently stood firm and forced the new House leadership to stick by their promises of transparency and accountability in federal spending; specifically, to stand by their promises of earmark reform.

Posted December 15, 2006

Last week, I was sorely disappointed that the House of Representatives failed to pass the most commonsense of bills – the Defense Spending Report Card Act.

Posted October 03, 2006

It’s been long enough. I urge the United Nations to do what is right – to defend the sovereignty of the State of Israel and take the necessary measures to insure the soldiers’ immediate and safe return...

Posted September 14, 2006

The people I represent in the Fifth District of New Jersey remember all too well the events of September 11, 2001.