Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Aug 1, 2001 Press Release

WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J., 8th) issued the following statement today regarding EPA Administrator Christie Whitman's decision to go forward with the Hudson PCB cleanup plan:

Jul 30, 2001 Press Release

Congressman secured $3.5 million in federal dollars to fund Jitney
shuttle service to train and bus stations across the Garden State

West Orange, Montclair, and 18 other N.J. commnuities to receive jitney buses

Jul 26, 2001 Op-Ed

Victoria Leone could hardly believe the improvement her husband Robert was making in his battle with cancer.  Thanks to regular physical therapy sessions following his radiation treatments, he was back to going up and down stairs on his own, and feeling much better.  Then Victoria's HMO informed her that their insurance would no longer pay for his therapy treatments.  They said they had become

Jul 13, 2001 Press Release

Congressman grills FAA Administrator & aviation officials about, "inexcusable lack of progress"
on finding solutions to delays and airport congestion for North Jersey residents

Jul 11, 2001 Press Release

Language requested by Pascrell passes key House Appropriations Committee

Jul 11, 2001 Press Release

Language requested by Pascrell passes key House Appropriations Committee

May 29, 2001 Op-Ed

The old game show, "To Tell The Truth," in which the contestants all claimed to be the same person in an attempt to stump the celebrity panelists, ended with the query, "Would the real so-and-so please stand up?" But when it comes to the interlocking environmental and energy policies in George W. Bush's young presidency, we must ask, "Would the real President Bush please stand up?"

May 21, 2001 Op-Ed

Throughout our nation's history, millions of men and women have served in our armed forces -- during times of peace and war -- defending the freedoms and way of life that we all treasure so dearly. Our country has a duty to honor this sacrifice by providing veterans and their families with a wide variety of benefits.

May 9, 2001 Press Release

Measure to authorize needed study moves on to Senate for action

WASHINGTON - A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J., 8th) to pave the way for designation of the Great Falls Historic District in Paterson as a national park made its greatest stride to date and is now one giant step closer to passage.

Mar 13, 2001 Press Release

Bill will authorize feasibility study, the first step toward coveted
designation for Silk City's natural wonder and environs