Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would allow researchers to study occupational connection between firefighters and risk of cancer

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and U.S. Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY) announced the introduction of the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act with 76 bipartisan original sponsors. The bill would create a national cancer registry for firefighters diagnosed with this deadly disease.

Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Standards committee recommends the inclusion of medical device identification numbers on health insurance claims

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, applauded the standards committee ASC X-12’s recommendation to include the device identifier portion of the unique device identifier (UDI) on the health insurance claims form.

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Feb 1, 2017 Press Release
Urges use of legal authority in tax code for closed review of tax returns by committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, is calling on Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to submit a formal request to the Secretary of the Treasury for President Trump’s tax returns for each of the past ten years.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON, N.J. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) called on New Jersey's Attorney General to join other attorneys general in responding to the executive order regarding travel bans for Muslim-majority nations signed last week.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release
Bill would deliver life-saving fire safety information to students on college campuses

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Seventeen years after a deadly fire, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), U.S. Representative Donald Payne, Jr.

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release
Shamefully the Trump Administration used International Holocaust Remembrance Day to reject refugees fleeing terror and violence

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, responded to President Trump's executive orders on restricting refugees entering the United States.

Jan 23, 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 Administration announced that the United States has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement:

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Jan 19, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the announcement from U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on the appointments of Dr. John Lawrence and Dr. Hilary Ballon to the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park (NHP) Advisory Commission.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release
Remarks regarding potential conflicts of interest also reignite call for release of tax returns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), the incoming Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade Ranking Member, released the following statement in response to President-Elect Donald Trump's recent remarks regarding Russia, allegations of election interference, and potential conflicts of interest.

Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House Ways and Means Committee named U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Trade.

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