Top trade Democrat calls for U.S-Canada-Mexico deal that protects workers and raises wages
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, testified this morning urging the U.S. International Trade Commission to complete a robust study on the likely impacts of a renegotiated NAFTA agreement on the United States economy, on jobs and wages, and on specific American industry sectors.
PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,336,144 to the Paterson Community Health Center to provide primary health care to low-income residents.
PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) offered the following statement in reaction to the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions just announced by Donald Trump.
Six-week ACA open period to give Americans access to affordable care begins today
PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. urged all Americans to use this short six-week open enrollment period to sign up for their 2019 health coverage and offered resources for help to do so. The marketplaces will be open from November 1st to December 15th, 2018.
PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) gave the following statement in response to the tragic shooting at the Squirrel Hill Synagogue in Pittsburgh:
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:
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.
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.”
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.