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.
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.
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.
Letter Follows FBI's Recent Release of More Documents on Clinton Email Use
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.