Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

Declaración de la Rep. Pascrell en caso de adopción del Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) por la Cámara el jueves.

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Jun 1, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) commented on the finalization of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park (NHP) General Management Plan / Environmental Assessment (GMP/EA). This report was prepared over four years and is intended to guide management of the park over the next 20 years.

May 31, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced a major development in a years-long process over State reimbursement for Medicaid spending totaling $37.32 million.

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May 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) reacted to consideration of the Youth Sports Concussion Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting young athletes from the dangers of sports-related traumatic brain injuries. The bill, H.R. 4460, was heard today by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) reacted to House committee consideration of the BOSS ACT (Better Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing), legislation creating a transparent and regulated marketplace for the sale of concert tickets. Designated as H.R.

Apr 29, 2016 Press Release
Supports President Obama's goal of expediting technological advances in gun safety

WASHINGTON –Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), applauded President Obama for taking steps to expedite the deployment of "smart" gun technology.

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Apr 29, 2016 Press Release
Additions to Tax Fraud Prevention legislation help local law enforcement, crackdown on phone scams

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) successfully advanced initiatives to support local law enforcement and counter tax-related phone scams as the House Ways and Means Committee approved legislation that would combat identity theft and tax fraud.

Apr 1, 2016 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Budget and Ways & Means Committees, released the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced that the U.S. added 215,000 jobs in March, ahead of forecasts that expected 203,000 jobs added. The unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged at 5 percent.

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Mar 23, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today announced new legislation that would help schools and childcare centers test their drinking water for potential lead contamination. The bill, a companion to a bill being authored by Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), would establish a new federal grant program for childcare centers and schools that choose to test for lead.

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