Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) condemned the taped racist remarks of Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino.

Sep 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr (D-NJ-09) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13), U.S.

Sep 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) spoke out in strong opposition to the announcement this afternoon by the Trump administration that it would allow in no more 30,000 refugees in 2019.

Sep 14, 2018 Press Release
Federal homeland security grant will fund the hiring of more firefighters

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the House Fire Services Caucus, and Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced that the Passaic Fire Department has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for $1,212,209.

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Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
One more time House Republicans unite to block oversight of Trump

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, blasted House Republicans after GOP members of the Ways and Means Committee unanimously voted to block a measure Reps. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35) and Pascrell offered that would finally expose Donald Trump’s tax returns to sunlight.

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
In party line vote, united GOP votes to make permanent onerous tax deduction cap that robs from New Jerseyans

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee, excoriated GOP members of the committee who voted against his amendment restoring the full State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction.  The Republican tax scam sequel makes permanent a $10,000 cap on the SALT deduction long favored by New Jerseyans.

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Pascrell Opening Statement at Tax Scam 2.0 Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following opening statement at the meeting to consider Republicans’ second tax scam intended to enrich big corporations and wealthy GOP donors at the expense of middle class Americans.

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
Letter to HHS and FEMA comes after Puerto Rico-commissioned study found an estimated 2,975 deaths due to Hurricane Maria

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
Funds will go toward restoration of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s deck and buildings damaged during Sandy

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced the awarding of a $1,162,364 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to New Jersey which will be used to restore Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) property damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The funding, made available under the Robert T.

Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Newly revealed IRS data show 20 of 21 counties claimed more than $10K average tax deduction before House GOP axed it

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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