WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Jim Renacci (R-OH) honored of Larry Doby’s many achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the armed forces by cosponsoring the Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act to posthumously award him the Congressional Gold Medal.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), and Dan Kildee (D-MI) led a bipartisan letter to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) urging the agency to update lead action levels to reflect the latest science as they undertake long-term revisions of the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR).
WASHINGTON – In continuing his fight to protect nonprofit organizations at high risk of terrorist attack, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) announced $4.26 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Non-Profit Security Grant Program (NSGP).
WASHINGTON – U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) joined more than a hundred lawmakers in a letter calling on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reexamine the 12-month deferral policy for blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM), and to instead implement a risk-based, scientifically-sound screening policy.
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Seth Moulton (D-MA), and David Cicilline (D-RI) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry calling on the State Department to meet its stated goal of screening and resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of this fiscal year.
Statement from Rep. Pascrell regarding the passage of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) by the House Thursday.
Declaración de la Rep. Pascrell en caso de adopción del Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) por la Cámara el jueves.
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.
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.
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.