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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (D-NJ) today released the following statements after the Administration announced that the United States has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement:
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.
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.
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.