Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jul 23, 2007 Press Release

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.

Jul 18, 2007 Press Release

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.

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Jul 17, 2007 Press Release

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY UASI FUNDING INCREASED TO $36M

STATE HOMELAND GRANT FUNDING HIKED 44 %

Jul 13, 2007 Press Release

MEASURE PROVIDES PERMANENT FIX TO SECTION 8 STRUGGLES IN CITY OF PASSAIC

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Jul 12, 2007 Press Release

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:  

Jul 11, 2007 Press Release

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.

Jul 9, 2007 Press Release

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.

Jul 3, 2007 Press Release

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.

Jul 2, 2007 Press Release

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.”     

Jun 29, 2007 Press Release

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.  

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