Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued a statement following the news that President Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday to congratulate him for expanding his power by marginal victory in a contested referendum.

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release

TEANECK, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a new federal FIRE Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps in the amount of $128,728.

Apr 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s comments that his Administration would not name China a currency manipulator:

Apr 11, 2017 Press Release

GARFIELD, N.J. - U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05), New Jersey Sierra Club, and local environmental groups held a press conference today raising awareness to the drastic nature of President Trump’s funding reductions for environmental protections, including for toxic Superfund sites.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
Grants support N.J. groups researching social needs of Medicare & Medicaid recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ), along with Representative Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) today announced the awarding of an $824,110 grant from the U.S.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the follow statement in response to the U.S. airstrikes in Syria:

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Committee on Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Reps. Sander Levin (D-MI), and Tim Ryan (D-OH) introduced the Currency Reform For Fair Trade Act. This bill takes aim at currency manipulators by enabling the Department of Commerce to impose countervailing duties to offset the impact of currency manipulation on a U.S. industry.

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – New Jersey’s newest national park, the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park, welcomed more than 177,000 visitors in 2016. The Great Falls is one of the 77 national parks (of 382 reporting) that set visitation records.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan letter urges $50 million allocation for Homeland Security grant to protect vulnerable non-profit facilities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and U.S. Representative Dan Donovan (R-NY) led a bipartisan letter 110 of their colleagues urging the co-chairs of the House Appropriations Committee Subcommittee on Homeland Security to fund the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NPSG) at $50 million in the FY2018 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill.

Apr 3, 2017 Press Release
Bill would bestow fellow Patersonian Doby with the Congressional Gold Medal

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.