WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today praised House passage of the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations bill, which includes $400,000 for hospitals in Passaic County. St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center and Barnert Hospital each stand to gain $200,000 for upgrades to improve the standard of hospital care in northern New Jersey.
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today voted in the House Ways and Means Committee to approve legislation that would reduce wasteful spending and prevent identity theft by restricting the distribution of social security numbers.
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY UASI FUNDING INCREASED TO $36M
STATE HOMELAND GRANT FUNDING HIKED 44 %
MEASURE PROVIDES PERMANENT FIX TO SECTION 8 STRUGGLES IN CITY OF PASSAIC
WASHINGTON--U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08), a staunch gun control advocate, made the following statement in response to passage of an amendment in the House Appropriation Committee that will limit law enforcement’s ability to trace illegal guns:
WASHINGTON— Two weeks after picketing with hundreds of letter carriers in a spectacular movement against the privatization of postal delivery services, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) praised the United States Postal Service (USPS) decision to cancel private contract routes in Passaic and Essex Counties.
PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) a former ten-year member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today praised the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) for approving the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the fiscal years 2008-2011.
LITTLE FALLS— In the wake of April’s emergency flood disaster, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that Little Falls Township will be awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to acquire property in one of the most flood prone areas of the Passaic River Basin.
WASHINGTON-“The President’s commutation of Mr. Libby’s sentence is a snub to the judicial branch, a breach of the public trust, a contribution to one of the most contemptible criminal cover-ups in our nation’s history, and a disgrace to the American Presidency.”
BLASTS PENDING SOUTH KOREAN TRADE DEAL
PATERSON--As the Bush Administration’s fast track trade negotiating authority is set to expire on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade called for a new approach to America’s trade policy.