Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Three bills cosponsored by Rep. Pascrell are designed to clamp down on Iranian threats, aggression, and support for terrorism

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) voted for the passage of three bills to take on the growing global threat of the Iranian missile program and the Hizballah terrorist organization. Rep. Pascrell was co-sponsor of all three bills, H.R.1698, H.R.3329, and H.Res.359 (details below).

Oct 24, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Pascrell's amendment to strike the elimination of the state and local tax deduction from the Republican budget was ruled out of order

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) offered an amendment to retain the state and local tax (SALT) deduction in the Republican budget being considered by the House. His amendment was ruled out of order by the Republican-controlled Rules Committee.

Oct 18, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks for refugee admission increase to 110,000 from 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018 and expresses concern over reported program changes

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Juan Vargas (CA-51), David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) led a letter to President Donald Trump expressing disappointment in his decision to set the presidential determination for refugee admissions at 45,000 for Fiscal Year 2018.

Oct 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement on the release of a Department of Treasury report on developments in international economic and exchange rate policies.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement in reaction to President Trump’s announcement that he will not certify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA, or Iran nuclear deal) under the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act (INARA):

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, today released the following statement in response to the decision by President Trump to end critical cost-sharing payments:

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Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and 12 cosponsors introduced a measure in the House of Representatives that would extend the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC) to U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico.

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Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order expanding access to association health plans, further undermining the Affordable Acre Act:

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Oct 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after the Department of Labor announced that the economy lost 33,000 jobs in September:

Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
Calls for equity in the tax code and for federal health care programs, and comprehensive disaster tax relief

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, called on the committee to take action on a number of legislative items that would aid in Puerto Rico’s disaster and economic recovery during a bill markup. Additionally, Rep.

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