Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Four separate awards will help provide a plethora of services to in-need residents

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh announced that the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), has awarded four grants to the city of Paterson totaling $5,400,511.

Aug 25, 2018 Press Release
PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:

“We have lost a true American patriot. We will miss him and I send my condolences to his family and to his colleagues in the United States Senate. With great courage, John McCain protected the institution of the Senate at a time when our institutions are under duress. I will never forget Senate McCain standing in defense of Barack Obama from scurrilous attacks during the 2008 campaign.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Pascrell advocacy helps state secure second highest nonprofit grant in the nation to improve safety and preparedness

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated the announcement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that New Jersey had been awarded $8,684,930 through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). The NSGP award is the second largest given to a state this year, and it comes as a direct result of Rep.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Funds to provide new fire rescue boat to help first responders access 29 bridges along Passaic, Hackensack Rivers

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced the awarding of a $346,410 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Secaucus Fire Department.

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Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
Treasury Department moves to force New Jersey residents to pay more taxes

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the only New Jersey member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, reacted angrily to a Treasury Department move blocking New Jersey relief measures for the Trump administration’s unfair cap on State and Local Tax Deductions.

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Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
Name of former official who opposed Israel’s existence graces Foggy Bottom auditorium

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) wrote a letter to Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo highlighting that a prominent auditorium within the State Department headquarters is named for a prominent enemy of the state of Israel at its birth, Loy Henderson.

Aug 22, 2018 Press Release
Environmental education award will be used to help Paterson students reduce food waste

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $50,000 to Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, to finance food waste reduction education projects in Paterson schools.

Aug 21, 2018 Press Release
Devastating news reports highlight U.S. welcoming virtually no refugees

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) reacted to a report filed by Reuters that U.S. acceptance of refugees has fallen to astonishing lows. The article found that the U.S.

Aug 17, 2018 Press Release
Federal homeland security grant will fund the hiring of more firefighters

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), the co-chair of the House Fire Services Caucus, announced that the Clifton Fire Department has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for $455,792.

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Aug 14, 2018 Press Release
Spokesperson for ICE holds disturbing ties to anti-Muslim hate groups

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Donald Payne, Jr.

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