Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jan 23, 2018 Press Release
Urge Trade Rep to Fight for Strong Labor Standards during NAFTA Renegotiations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), and Sander Levin (MI-09) led a letter from 183 Members of Congress to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer expressing concern with the ongoing renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) delivered the following statement on the 2018 XXIII Olympic Winter Games being hosted in South Korea on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Pascrell’s northern New Jersey congressional district is home to a large Korean-American population.

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) discussed the need to restore funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides healthcare coverage to more than nine million children from lower-income families in the United States. They were joined by Kevin J. Slavin, President & CEO, St. Joseph’s Health; Dr.

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Dec 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late last night, the Senate passed H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, which would help agencies create and improve mental health services for law enforcement officers.

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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement today following the passage of a continuing resolution that funds the government into mid-January..

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
The letter asks DOJ to release over $257 million in community crime-fighting funds and remove any certification requirements or grant preferences related to federal immigration priorities

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) led a bipartisan letter with 92 colleagues to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) expressing concerns about the delay in disbursing funds for a community crime-fighting program to states.

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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement in response to a report that the Trump Administration has approved lethal arms sales to Ukraine.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
Letter calls on President Trump to release tax returns following press secretary's false claim that 'immediate audit' prevents disclosure

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling for release of his tax returns for the last ten years in the name of transparency.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Republican tax bill conference report.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
As an original author of these critical grant programs, Pascrell was critical of House delays and 'sunset' provision

PATERSON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant program, and the Fire Prevention and Safety programs by voice vote.

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