Bergen & Passaic counties to receive DOE funding for STEM programs
PATERSON, N.J. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) announced $1.95 million in U.S. Department of Education grants for the Hispanic Serving Institutions Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (HSI STEM) and Articulation Program. Bergen Community College received $1,121,725 under the grant program and Passaic County Community College received $833,542.
Amendment excludes athletes making more than $1 million from income tax exemption for Olympic medals and prize money
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today by a vote of 415-1, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5946, the United States Appreciation for Olympians and Paralympians Act, which includes an amendment from U.S Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Paterson's NJCDC nets largest award for Department of Labor program
PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced a $1.1 million grant for New Jersey Community Development Corporation's YouthBuild program in Paterson. NJCDC's $1.1 million award was at the top among recipients across 35 participating states.
Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus co-chair Rep. Pascrell applauds funding to fight opioid addition epidemic
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced $1,279,255 in Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grant funding through the COPS Anti-Heroin Task Force Program for New Jersey.
EPA’s plan to clean up extremely toxic groundwater contamination from defunct E.C. Electroplating Plant will cost an estimated $37 million
PATERSON, N.J. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) responded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalization of its plan to address groundwater contaminated with hexavalent chromium, an extremely toxic compound that can cause cancer, kidney and liver damage and other serious health impacts, at the Garfield Groundwater Contamination Superfund site in Garfield.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, announced today that a $16 million federal grant to replace the century-old Portal Bridge, a major bottleneck point along the Northeast Corridor (NEC). The grant was awarded through the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) announced a U.S Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant of $596,427 for upgrades to the runway safety area at Teterboro Airport. The grant will be administered by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
BOSS ACT author & bipartisan Energy and Commerce leaders announce request for government study into ticket sales, secondary markets, and ticket-buying bots
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) has requested a U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the ticket industry, specifically seeking transparency regarding sales, public information, secondary markets, and use of automated ticket-purchasing programs, or bots. The study was requested by Rep.
Co-chairs of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation introduce House resolution expressing support and condolences for the people of Italy in light of earthquake
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH), co-chairs of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation, offered condolences and solidarity with the Italian Government and the people of Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake last month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced $2.56 million in federal funding awarded from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to upgrade the Passaic Bus Terminal to better serve thousands of commuters and travelers throughout the city.