Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Oct 16, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member on the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, reacted to the announcement by the Trump administration that it would seek to initiate trade negotiations with the European Union, the UK, and Japan:

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Oct 10, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded a $24,570 Housing Counseling Program Grant to the Paterson Housing Authority.

Oct 10, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of North Arlington Mayor Joseph Bianchi:

“My family and I will pray for Mayor Bianchi and his family. This is a devastating loss for not only North Arlington but all of New Jersey. Mayor Bianchi was a dedicated public servant and a good man. May he rest in peace.”

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release
Pascrell letter to Sessions highlights Live Nation/Ticketmaster market malfeasance

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey’s only member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, wrote to the Department of Justice to encourage it to conduct a thorough investigation of anticompetitive behavior by monopolistic Ticketmaster to root out speculation and anti-consumer behavior in the opaque ticket marketplace.

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release
Comprehensive Pascrell, Booker and Menendez-authored provisions modeled on successful New Jersey hospital program head to President’s desk

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the bipartisan Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 cleared a final procedural hurdle in the Senate and now heads to the President’s desk, where it is expected to be signed into law. The comprehensive legislation includes provisions authored by Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release
Co-chairs of Congressional Italian-American Delegation call on President, Congress to designate month in celebration of Italian culture

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mark E. Amodei (R-NV-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Italian-American Delegation, sent a letter to Donald Trump requesting a Presidential Proclamation of October as Italian-American Heritage Month.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
Responding to joint Pascrell-Pallone letter, regulatory agency announces consumer protection workshop

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, and Frank Pallone, Jr.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
Sizable awards to Bergen, Hudson, Passaic counties will strengthen school security through preventative and crisis-response training measures

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) celebrated the announcement by the Department of Justice that it was awarding $2,236,139 to Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties and the state of New Jersey.

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release
Two awards will help expand educational opportunities for Hispanic students, increase the number of low-income students in postsecondary education

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two grants to Passaic County Community College (PCCC) totaling $769,713. The Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program provides grants to assist colleges in expanding educational opportunities for Hispanic students.

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Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
Christ the Teacher School in Ft. Lee and School 28 in Paterson earn highest honor from U.S. Department of Education

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that Christ the Teacher Elementary School in Fort Lee and School 28 Elementary in Paterson have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education.

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