Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Dec 6, 2016 Press Release
Se une con 106 miembros del Congreso pidiendo la protección de los datos privados de los inmigrantes

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Dec 2, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Budget Committee and Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that November’s job growth was strong with 178,000 jobs created and unemployment falling to just 4.6 percent.

Dec 1, 2016 Press Release
Regional colleagues picked Pascrell to serve on Democratic Steering and Policy Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) was elected to the Democratic Party Steering and Policy Committee as the Region IX (Mideast) representative. Rep. Pascrell was elected to serve on the steering committee by his Democratic colleagues in Region IX, which includes New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

Nov 30, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation would direct DHS to make surplus anthrax vaccines available to emergency first responders

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday initially introduced by U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Peter King (R-NY) that would direct the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary to make surplus anthrax vaccines available to first responders. The First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act (H.R.

Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) joined 168 members of the U.S. House, led by Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), in sending a letter asking President-elect Donald Trump to rescind 'alt-right' leader Steve Bannon’s appointment as White House Chief Strategist. Although Republican members of the House were invited to sign Cicilline’s letter, none did so.

Oct 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressmen who called for audit showing mismanagement request State action to protect residents

MOONACHIE, N.J. – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-06) hosted a press conference in Moonachie, NJ calling on the State to respond to the findings of improper management, oversight, and disbursement of federal recovery dollars to Hammerman & Gainer Inc. in a U.S.

Oct 3, 2016 Press Release
Paterson funding for 15 new police officers part of COPS Hiring Program

PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced a $2.82 million federal grant award to hire 15 new police officers in the City of Paterson. The funding, from the U.S.

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Oct 3, 2016 Press Release
Hudson County funding for 12 new officers part of COPS Hiring Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09 announced a $1.5 million federal grant award to hire 12 new sheriff's officers in Hudson County. The funding, from the U.S. Department of Justice’s COPS Office, is part of the COPS Hiring Program (CHP), which promotes public safety through community policing.

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Sep 29, 2016 Press Release
N.J. receives funding to help workforce programs for dislocated workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development to improve services for dislocated workers in New Jersey.

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Sep 29, 2016 Press Release
Second Hoboken crash in five years, Pascrell reignites call for safety measures

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter to the National Transportation Safety Board thanking them for their swift response and requesting updates on the investigation.

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