Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

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, 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

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

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

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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Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

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

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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