Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

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.

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release
Bill supports community firefighters by reauthorizing critical fire and emergency response grant programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement after House Republicans turned down an amendment to include victims of Hurricane Sandy and other recent events in disaster tax relief.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
Legislation requires U.S. DOT to implement rule mandating sleep apnea testing and treatment that was abruptly reversed by Trump Administration last month

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the tragic Hoboken rail crash, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced the introduction of legislation to protect commuters, rail operators and commercial truck drivers from the dangers of sleep apnea. The legislation, which is cosponsored in the Senate by U.S.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, responded to the tax reform outline released by Congressional Republicans.

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, offered an amendment to H.R. 2824, the Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act, which re-authorizes the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a leading advocate for the refugee admission program in Congress, issued the following statement reacting to news reports that the Trump Administration slashed the number of refugees admitted to the United States to lowest level in almost four decades.

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