Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statements after the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a summary of objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Letter highlights troubling comments by White House aide on return of seized Russian compounds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) called on the leadership in the House of Representatives today to bring a legislative package of Russia sanctions up for a vote in light of remarks yesterday by White House aide Sebastian Gorka that indicated the Trump Administration is preparing to return shuttered Russian compounds.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Amendment requires DOD to report to Congress on the implementation of policies to ensure adequate consideration of TBI and PTSD in military separations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) offered by the co-chairs of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Tom Rooney (FL-17).

Jul 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH), members of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced the Medicare Part B Home Infusion Services Temporary Transitional Payment Act.

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Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
With no publicly reported agenda, the Representatives call on President Trump to highlight the numerous destabilizing actions Russia has taken in the U.S. and across the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks Departments of Homeland Security and Defense to provide interim relief for immigrants stuck in limbo while program is under review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter today to the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense regarding immigrant soldiers and delays in their path to citizenship.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) released the following statements on the passage of H.R.931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017, which has 166 bipartisan cosponsors, in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.

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Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced that the Department of Homeland Security awarded a $34,239 federal FIRE Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Secaucus Fire Department. Specifically, the grant will allow the department to invest in new thermal imaging equipment.

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Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, gave the following remarks during the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s hearing on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation.
 

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