Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) responded to the opening of the dockets for the fatal, Sept.

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
Letter outlines specific steps administration must take to stop race to the bottom on wages and working conditions

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., with Trade Subcommittee Ranking Members Sen. Bob Casey, D-Penn., and Rep.

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Sep 18, 2017 Press Release
Letter calls on President Trump to confront Turkish President Erdoğan about attacks on protesters by members of his security detail during last visit to United States

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump requesting he directly confront Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's about the members of his security detail who attacked peaceful protestors on May 16, 2017. President Trump will be meeting with President Erdoğan at the United Nations this week.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Amendments would strike onerous new requirements that undermine states' ability to provide important services to children and families

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, offered two amendments yesterday to the Increasing Opportunity through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act (H.R. 2824), a bill reauthorizing the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV). Both amendments were voted down along party lines.

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Sep 12, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Collins-Pascrell bill seeks public health information to support fire services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House passed H.R. 931, legislation coauthored by Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) that would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release
House Proposal Would Have Zeroed Out Funding to Assist with Law Enforcement Officers Staffing

House Passes Pascrell Amendment to Fund COPS Hiring Program

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Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
House Ways and Means Committee disapproves H.Res 479, a Pascrell-authored resolution seeking the President’s tax documents, on party line vote

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Ways and Means Committee voted down a Resolution of Inquiry filed by U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) directing the Secretary of the Treasury to submit President Trump’s tax returns for tax years 2006 through 2016, as well as tax return information for 515 of President Trump's business entities, to the House of Representatives.

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
Amendment restores $1 million to United States Fire Administration for State Fire Training Assistance Grants

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced unanimous passage of an appropriations amendment to restore $1 million to the United States Fire Administration (USFA) for State Fire Training Assistance grants.

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
Over $66 million in federal funds awarded to New Jersey through Homeland Security Preparedness Grant programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced $66,169,252 in federal funds awarded to New Jersey under the Homeland Security Preparedness Grant programs.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) released this statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump will terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

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