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  • JOIS SLAM’S LANCE’S HYPOCRISY ON GUN VIOLENCE

    JOIS SLAM’S LANCE’S HYPOCRISY ON GUN VIOLENCE

    “Spare us the cheap talk and take real action” SUMMIT, NJ – New Jersey Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois called out Representative Leonard Lance’s hypocrisy on gun violence. Although Rep. Lance said today that “it’s time to permit the CDC to study gun violence as a public health problem,” he has repeatedly voted to block such research in the past and has not co-sponsored legislation stuck in his own subcommittee to enable such research. “Congressman Lance jumped on the...Read More »
  • Goutam Jois: The State of Our Infrastructure is Pathetic

    Goutam Jois: The State of Our Infrastructure is Pathetic

    New Jersey Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “The state of our infrastructure is pathetic. I was glad to hear the President turn his attention to fixing our crumbling infrastructure, but the devil is in the details. One year into his administration, we’ve heard a lot about his $25 billion wall, but no commitment to the most important transportation project in the country – the...Read More »
  • CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEERS ENDORSE GOUTAM JOIS FOR CONGRESS

    CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEERS ENDORSE GOUTAM JOIS FOR CONGRESS

    SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY – Louise Walpin and Marsha Shapiro, the lead plaintiffs in the case that led to marriage equality in New Jersey, and one of the first same-sex couples to be married at 12:01am the day it became legal in the state, today announced their endorsement of Goutam Jois for Congress. “As civil rights advocates in New Jersey, we are proud to endorse Goutam Jois for Congress,” said Mrs. Walpin and Mrs. Shapiro. “Unlike many Democratic and progressive candidates...Read More »
  • Jois for Congress Releases First Campaign Ad, “Stories”

    Jois for Congress Releases First Campaign Ad, “Stories”

    SUMMIT, NEW JERSEY – New Jersey Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois today announced the release of his first campaign video advertisement, titled “Stories.” “Stories” features Goutam and his wife Elizabeth (Libby) reading bedtime stories to their daughter Anjali (6) and son Vikram (4), when the children quickly become bored with classic fairy tales. “Too often over the last year, what’s happened in Washington has felt like fiction, enabled by a compliant Congress that has let us down,” said Goutam...Read More »
  • STATEMENT FROM GOUTAM JOIS ON GOP TAX PLAN

    STATEMENT FROM GOUTAM JOIS ON GOP TAX PLAN

    New Jersey Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois issued the following statement after Republicans in the House passed a tax plan which cuts taxes for billionaires and hurts middle class families, especially in the 7th Congressional District. “This tax scam which will raise taxes on the middle class to give huge tax cuts to billionaires is just as much Congressman Lance’s as it is Paul Ryan’s and Donald Trump’s. The most important vote Congressman Lance cast was on day one...Read More »
  • REP LANCE VOTES FOR TAX BILL HOURS AFTER TELLING CONSTITUENTS HE OPPOSED IT

    REP LANCE VOTES FOR TAX BILL HOURS AFTER TELLING CONSTITUENTS HE OPPOSED IT

    Photo: Rep. Lance with Goutam Jois and other protesters at Westfield District Office on December 4, 2017 New Jersey Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois, along with other protesters who opposed the GOP tax bill, met with Rep. Lance at his district office yesterday. Rep. Lance told the protesters that he opposed the tax bill, but then voted later that evening to advance the bill to conference committee. “Just hours after meeting with us and assuring us that he opposed...Read More »
  • STATEMENT FROM GOUTAM JOIS ON SENATE TAX VOTE

    STATEMENT FROM GOUTAM JOIS ON SENATE TAX VOTE

    New Jersey Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois issued the following statement after Republicans in the Senate passed a tax plan which cuts taxes for billionaires and hurts middle class families. “The party that once claimed to stand for fiscal responsibility today voted to add a trillion dollars of debt and raise taxes on the poor and middle class in order to give irresponsible tax cuts to billionaires. It is absolutely shameful to ask more from struggling families to reward...Read More »
  • GOUTAM JOIS CALLS ON CONGRESSMAN LANCE TO REJECT GOP TAX PLAN

    GOUTAM JOIS CALLS ON CONGRESSMAN LANCE TO REJECT GOP TAX PLAN

    Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois called on Congressman Leonard Lance to reject the GOP’s tax giveaway to billionaires and stand up for a tax plan that puts working families first. “The GOP tax plan introduced today will raise middle class taxes, undermine the social safety net, and give huge tax cuts to billionaires while generating trillions of dollars in deficits. With the vast majority of tax benefits going to the top 1 percent, it’s clear that the GOP is...Read More »
  • Goutam Jois: GOP’S “Nightmare on Main Street” is Met With “Silence of the [Leonard] Lance”

    Goutam Jois: GOP’S “Nightmare on Main Street” is Met With “Silence of the [Leonard] Lance”

    Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois called on Congressman Leonard Lance to reject any Republican tax plan that hurts the middle class to give huge tax cuts to billionaires. Republicans are expected to release their tax plan on Wednesday. “Giving out tax cuts for the rich like king-sized candy bars is the failed zombie idea that just won’t seem to die, and we need Congressman Lance to come out from under Paul Ryan’s spell and put the final nail in...Read More »
  • Goutam Jois Statement on Trump Health Care Subsidy Executive Order

    Goutam Jois Statement on Trump Health Care Subsidy Executive Order

    Congressional candidate Goutam Jois issued the following statement after the White House announced that it plans to immediately stop the cost-sharing subsidies for health insurance plans purchased through the Affordable Care Act marketplace: “Washington Republicans failed to take away people’s healthcare through legislation, so now President Trump is sabotaging the ACA unilaterally. It is absolutely shameful that he is treating people’s health as a political football. His actions will cause insurance premiums to jump by 20%, punishing working families. Leonard...Read More »