|Name||E. Scott Garrett|
|Address||100 Pond School Road |
Sussex, New Jersey 07461, United States
|| July 09, 1959
|Last Modifed||Paul 🇺🇦|
Feb 05, 2013 12:32pm
Caucasian - Married - Christian - Protestant - Straight -
|Info||Ernest Scott Garrett |
Congressman Scott Garrett represents New Jersey's Fifth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. Sworn in on January 7, 2003, Scott serves as a member of the House Financial Services and Budget Committees.
Serving in his first-term in Congress, Scott is committed to working with President George W. Bush to establish a national strategy to strengthen our homeland security, revitalize America's economy, and improve the quality of life for all New Jersey families.
Scott has a real record of working for New Jersey. From 1990-2002, he served in the New Jersey General Assembly, where he was the senior Assemblyman for the 24th legislative district as well as the Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the Banking and Insurance Committee. During his tenure he also served on the Assembly Education, Transportation, Agriculture & Natural Resources, and Joint Committee on Public Schools.
Scott is the leading anti-tax advocate for the people of New Jersey. As a member of the New Jersey General Assembly for over a decade he voted more than 50 times to cut taxes including income, sales, property, business, and energy taxes.
During his tenure in the Assembly, Scott was also a member the Task Force on Business Retention-Expansion- Export, the Legislative Bi-Partisan Auto Insurance Study Panel, the Governor's Property Tax Study Task Force and the Women's Advisory Committee.
Scott has been recognized both nationally and statewide for his leadership. He received the "Proactive Policy of the Year Award" from the New Jersey Business and Industry Association for auto insurance reform that was described as "the most important legislation of the decade." He also earned the "Legislative Leadership Visionary Award" from the National Association of the Self-Employed, and was named "Legislator of the Year" by both the Building Officials Association of New Jersey and the National Association of Small Business Owners.
Scott is a dedicated family man, legislator, and leader in our community. He participates in numerous volunteer and charitable organizations. He is past president of Big Brothers, Big Sisters and sat on the Sussex County Board of Agriculture. Currently, he is a member of the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce.
Congressman Scott Garrett graduated from Rutgers University Law School, cum laude from Montclair State University, and from High Point Regional High School.
Born in Bergen County on July 9, 1959 Scott Garrett, 43, now resides in Wantage Township with his wife, Mary Ellen and their two young daughters, Jennifer and Brittany.
Unsuccessful candidate for the GOP nomination for the 5th District, 1998 and 2000.