Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release
Letter Follows FBI's Recent Release of More Documents on Clinton Email Use

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Sep 27, 2016 Press Release
Bipartisan bill creates border tax adjustments for U.S. exporters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of House Ways and Means Committee, and U.S. Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC) introduced the bipartisan Border Tax Equity Act, which would mitigate the negative impact of border tax adjustments on U.S. exporters.

Sep 27, 2016 Press Release
Bergen & Passaic counties to receive DOE funding for STEM programs

PATERSON, N.J. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) announced $1.95 million in U.S. Department of Education grants for the Hispanic Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (HSI STEM) and Articulation Program. Bergen Community College received $1,121,725 under the grant program and Passaic County Community College received $833,542.

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Amendment excludes athletes making more than $1 million from income tax exemption for Olympic medals and prize money

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today by a vote of 415-1, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5946, the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act, which includes an amendment from U.S Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Paterson's NJCDC nets largest award for Department of Labor program

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced a $1.1 million grant for New Jersey Community Development Corporation's YouthBuild program in Paterson. NJCDC's $1.1 million award was at the top among recipients across 35 participating states.

Sep 22, 2016 Press Release
Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus co-chair Rep. Pascrell applauds funding to fight opioid addition epidemic

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced $1,279,255 in Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant funding through the COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force Program for New Jersey.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release
EPA’s plan to clean up extremely toxic groundwater contamination from defunct E.C. Electroplating Plant will cost an estimated $37 million

PATERSON, N.J. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalization of its plan to address groundwater contaminated with hexavalent chromium, an extremely toxic compound that can cause cancer, kidney and liver damage and other serious health impacts, at the Garfield Groundwater Contamination Superfund site in Garfield.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced today that a $16 million federal grant to replace the century-old Portal Bridge, a major bottleneck point along the Northeast Corridor (NEC). The grant was awarded through the U.S.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) announced a U.S Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant of $596,427 for upgrades to the runway safety area at Teterboro Airport. The grant will be administered by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Sep 13, 2016 Press Release
BOSS ACT author & bipartisan Energy and Commerce leaders announce request for government study into ticket sales, secondary markets, and ticket-buying bots

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) has requested a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the ticket industry, specifically seeking transparency regarding sales, public information, secondary markets, and use of automated ticket-purchasing programs, or bots. The study was requested by Rep.

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