Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release
Co-chairs of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation introduce House resolution expressing support and condolences for the people of Italy in light of earthquake

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH), co-chairs of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation, offered condolences and solidarity with the Italian Government and the people of Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake last month.

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced $2.56 million in federal funding awarded from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to upgrade the Passaic Bus Terminal to better serve thousands of commuters and travelers throughout the city.

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Sep 7, 2016 Press Release
​Congressman requests release of materials from financial crisis given release of sensitive case files in Secretary Clinton 'fishing expedition'

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, yesterday called on Federal Bureau of Investigations Director James Comey to release unclassified case files from the agency's investigation into the financial institutions at the center of the 2008 financial crisis, our country's worst economic disaster since the Great Depression.

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Aug 31, 2016 Press Release
Lead sponsors of the legislation request update on establishing law enforcement protection alert system in light of recent attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the original bipartisan sponsors of the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to fully implement this law in the wake of continued attacks on police. The letter (click here for PDF) was signed by U.S.

Aug 30, 2016 Press Release
Grant would help organizations prevent homelessness among veterans' families

PATERSON, N.J. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) announced that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $15 million in grants to help very low-income Veteran Families prevent homelessness among low-income veteran families.

Aug 29, 2016 Press Release

Also co-hosting a fire grant workshop next week for towns seeking funding

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Aug 29, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Pascrell wrote a letter urging the TSA to consider waiving or reducing $85 application fee for access to expedited traveler screening program

Aug 18, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON— U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today applauded $3,287,135 in new federal funding for New Jersey to aid severe winter storm cleanup.

Aug 18, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON— U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chairman of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation, released the following statement on the naming of a U.S. Navy ship after legendary New Jersey World War II hero, Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone.

Aug 5, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee and Budget Committee, released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the U.S. added 255,000 jobs in July, greatly surpassing expectations for the month.

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