Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of the first negotiating round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Democratic Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, and U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today led a letter to U.S.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement regarding initial reports of increased premiums for 2018 in New Jersey’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. Final premium rates for 2018 must be submitted by September 5.

Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
Letter urges President Trump to support legislative action on reforming visa programs to protect American workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Donald Trump last week urging support for legislative action reforming visa programs to protect American workers and crack down on outsourcing companies which deprive qualified Americans of high-skill jobs.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill advances public health; Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance legislation; next stop for the bill is House floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) authored a bill that would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters, which today advanced through the Energy and Commerce Committee.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Resolution of Inquiry, which requires Ways and Means Committee to formally examine request for tax returns of President and his 515 business entities, is introduced on same day as “Big Six” tax reform statement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced a Resolution of Inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to submit President Trump’s tax returns for tax years 2006 through 2016, as well as tax return information for 515 of President Trump's business entities, to the House of Representatives.

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 3364, Russia, Iran and North Korea Sanctions Act.

Jul 21, 2017 Press Release
Bill establishes grant program to provide training and resources to informal, unpaid family caregivers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Cory Booker and U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr (NJ-09) introduced legislation that would provide informal, unpaid family caregivers resources and support to help in providing quality care for their loved ones.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Frank Pallone (NJ-06) introduced the bipartisan Sustainable, Affordable, Fair and Efficient National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (SAFE NFIP) of 2017. The bill protects policyholders from skyrocketing premiums and reauthorizes the NFIP for six years, while also reforming current practices.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, ten members of the Congressional Monitoring Group on Labor Rights in Colombia sent a letter to United States Trade Representative’s office and the Department of Labor urging the Trump Administration to ensure that Colombia lives up to the obligations in its trade agreement with the United States. Signers include Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

(Remarks as prepared)

On behalf of the Trade Subcommittee’s Democrats, I want to thank Chairman Reichert for calling this important and much-needed hearing on the re-negotiation of NAFTA.