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EPA to provide water to East Norriton residents with contaminated wells
Dec 22, 2004  - East Norriton Township residents whose private wells have been declared unsafe due to high levels of chemical contamination will immediately start receiving free bottled water from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Congressman Jim Gerlach announced today. “I was glad to be able to get the... More

Dec 17, 2004  - Joined by state and local officials, Rep. Jim Gerlach announced today that Montgomery County Community College had been allocated $250,000 in the FY ’05 Omnibus appropriations bill to assist in the college’s planned expansion project. “This is a great occasion for Montgomery County Community Col... More

Rep. Gerlach announces FY '05 Appropriations for the 6th District
Dec 13, 2004  - Rep. Jim Gerlach announced today that more than $21 million was set aside for projects and organizations in the 6th Congressional District in the FY ’05 Omnibus appropriations bill passed by Congress. “I’m pleased to be able to work for and bring back to the 6th Congressional District funding fo... More

House adopts 9/11 Commission recommendations
Dec 8, 2004  - The House of Representatives adopted comprehensive legislation Tuesday that will substantially overhaul the nation’s intelligence communities while adding to the many reforms that have already been implemented since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The National Intelligence Reform Act o... More

NFIB honors Rep. Gerlach as "Guardian of Small Business"
Oct 7, 2004  - The nation’s largest small-business group today named Rep. Jim Gerlach as a “Guardian of Small Business” for his outstanding voting record on behalf of America’s small-business owners in the 108th Congress. “I’m honored to be recognized for my pro-business voting record during the last two years,... More

Rep. Gerlach joins in rejecting military draft legislation
Oct 5, 2004  - Rep. Jim Gerlach joined his House colleagues Tuesday in overwhelmingly rejecting H.R. 163, a bill requiring all young persons in the United States perform a period of military service. The bill, introduced by Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) and cosponsored by 14 Democratic House members, was defeated 402... More

Rep. Gerlach votes to let Pennsylvania families keep more of their money
Sep 24, 2004  - Rep. Jim Gerlach joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday in approving a tax relief bill that will ensure American families don't wake up to a major tax hike on January 1, 2005. "The economy is starting to turn the corner and keeping more money in ... More

Gerlach supports resolution condemning the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners
May 6, 2004  - The House of Representatives passed a resolution Thursday calling for a thorough investigation into the alleged mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners being held at Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad as first reported by national media outlets earlier in the week. “We’re all outraged by these allegations of ... More

Gerlach's measure to extend marriage penalty relief passes House
Apr 28, 2004  - By an overwhelming bipartisan majority Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4181, a bill that would save millions of families from paying higher taxes next year. Introduced by Rep. Jim Gerlach, the bill would permanently eliminate the marriage penalty that is temporarily pha... More

Prescription Drugs and Medicare’s Changing Role
Apr 2, 2004  - The needs of our senior citizens have changed drastically since Medicare was first enacted nearly 40 years ago. Long gone are the days when hospital stays and surgeries made up the bulk of seniors’ annual medical expenses. Today, it’s expensive prescription medications burdening seniors on fixed... More

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