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  • 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 »
  • Jois Kicks off “75 Towns in 75 Days” District Tour to Visit Every Town in the 7th Congressional District

    Jois Kicks off “75 Towns in 75 Days” District Tour to Visit Every Town in the 7th Congressional District

    CLINTON, N.J. – Congressional candidate Goutam Jois kicked off a tour of all 75 towns in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District during the next 75 days. “It’s time for change in Washington – and that begins with elected officials who are responsive to what voters need,” said Jois. “Last month, I resigned my position at a law firm to go all-in on this campaign. Now, I’m going to visit every town in this district to talk to voters — at...Read More »
  • Goutam Jois Announces Fastest Fundraising Pace in 7th Congressional District

    Goutam Jois Announces Fastest Fundraising Pace in 7th Congressional District

    Congressional candidate Goutam Jois announced today that he has raised more than $100,000 in contributions since announcing his campaign on September 7th – the fastest fundraising pace of any candidate in the 7th Congressional District. “I am humbled by the response we’ve received in just the first few weeks of our campaign to bring change to Washington,” said Jois. “We hit the ground running, meeting with voters in every corner of the district and building the movement to take on...Read More »
  • Goutam Jois Calls on Leonard Lance  to Cut Red Tape to Aid Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

    Goutam Jois Calls on Leonard Lance to Cut Red Tape to Aid Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

    SUMMIT, NJ — Seventh Congressional District candidate Goutam Jois issued the following statement after calling Congressman Leonard Lance’s (R-NJ7) Flemington, Westfield, and Washington Offices and being told that his staffers are unsure of Rep. Lance’s position on the Jones Act, which is hampering ongoing relief efforts in Puerto Rico. “With each passing day, we see the devastation that Hurricane Maria caused in Puerto Rico. One of the biggest obstacles to getting much-needed supplies to the Island is the so-called “Jones Act.”...Read More »