Progress Following House Hearing Today
Nearly 6,000 workers were cut off right after Christmas in Passaic Metro Area;
an additional 8,700 would have lost benefits by March 31st
After nearly two decades, Township is "thorium-free"
Lawmakers joined by leading state health care and public safety officials in push for immediate Congressional action
There is widespread bipartisan agreement in Washington that our economy is in need of a jumpstart. That is where the consensus ends.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) issued the following statement regarding today's 215-214 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 3005 and give the Administration fast-track trade authority, known this year as "Trade Promotion Authority":
They've changed the name, but don't be fooled. The arguments for giving the President unfettered trading authority haven't gotten any better.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) issued the following statement regarding passage today of the Fiscal Year 2002 Transportation Appropriations Bill: