Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Dec 18, 2007 Press Release

PASCRELL MILITARY EITC PROVISION INCLUDED IN HEROES ACT

Dec 17, 2007 Press Release

PATERSON – Three weeks after calling upon the House Judiciary Committee to hold hearings on the nature of deferred prosecution agreements entered into by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Dec 14, 2007 Press Release

PATERSON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) issued the following statement after the President’s final Cabinet meeting of 2007:

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Dec 13, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security organized bipartisan support from 62 Members of Congress in opposing a recent White House budget document that proposed dramatic cuts to critical homeland security programs.

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Dec 13, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today sent the following letter to Edmund “Kip” Hawley, the Assistant Secretary of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regarding the implementation of full whistleblower protections for airport screeners.

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Dec 12, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, praised passage of legislation through the House of Representatives that would stop the alternative minimum tax (AMT) from hitting an additional 23 million American families.  The AMT Relief Act of 2007 was approved by a vote of 226-193. 

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Dec 12, 2007 Press Release

WARNS AGAINST DANGERS OF FEDERAL PREEMPTION OF STATE RULES

Dec 11, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will award a $49,395 Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS8) grant to the Paterson Housing Authority.

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Dec 11, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08), the co-chairman of the Italian American Congressional Delegation joined House leaders in welcoming Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano, to the nation’s capital. 

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