Regional colleagues picked Pascrell to serve on Democratic Steering and Policy Committee
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) was elected to the Democratic Party Steering and Policy Committee as the Region IX (Mideast) representative. Rep. Pascrell was elected to serve on the steering committee by his Democratic colleagues in Region IX, which includes New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
Bipartisan legislation would direct DHS to make surplus anthrax vaccines available to emergency first responders
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday initially introduced by U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and Peter King (R-NY) that would direct the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary to make surplus anthrax vaccines available to first responders. The First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act (H.R.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) joined 168 members of the U.S. House, led by Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), in sending a letter asking President-elect Donald Trump to rescind 'alt-right' leader Steve Bannon’s appointment as White House Chief Strategist. Although Republican members of the House were invited to sign Cicilline’s letter, none did so.
Congressmen who called for audit showing mismanagement request State action to protect residents
MOONACHIE, N.J. – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-06) hosted a press conference in Moonachie, NJ calling on the State to respond to the findings of improper management, oversight, and disbursement of federal recovery dollars to Hammerman & Gainer Inc. in a U.S.
Paterson funding for 15 new police officers part of COPS Hiring Program
PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced a $2.82 million federal grant award to hire 15 new police officers in the City of Paterson. The funding, from the U.S.
Hudson County funding for 12 new officers part of COPS Hiring Program
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09 announced a $1.5 million federal grant award to hire 12 new sheriff's officers in Hudson County. The funding, from the U.S. Department of Justice’s COPS Office, is part of the COPS Hiring Program (CHP), which promotes public safety through community policing.
N.J. receives funding to help workforce programs for dislocated workers
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced a $1.1 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development to improve services for dislocated workers in New Jersey.
Second Hoboken crash in five years, Pascrell reignites call for safety measures
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter to the National Transportation Safety Board thanking them for their swift response and requesting updates on the investigation.
Letter Follows FBI's Recent Release of More Documents on Clinton Email Use
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.
Bipartisan bill creates border tax adjustments for U.S. exporters
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of House Ways and Means Committee, and U.S. Representative Walter B. Jones (R-NC) introduced the bipartisan Border Tax Equity Act, which would mitigate the negative impact of border tax adjustments on U.S. exporters.