Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release
The letter asks DOJ to release over $257 million in community crime-fighting funds and remove any certification requirements or grant preferences related to federal immigration priorities

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) led a bipartisan letter with 92 colleagues to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) expressing concerns about the delay in disbursing funds for a community crime-fighting program to states.

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Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement in response to a report that the Trump Administration has approved lethal arms sales to Ukraine.

Dec 20, 2017 Press Release
Letter calls on President Trump to release tax returns following press secretary's false claim that 'immediate audit' prevents disclosure

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, sent a letter to President Donald Trump calling for release of his tax returns for the last ten years in the name of transparency.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Republican tax bill conference report.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release
As an original author of these critical grant programs, Pascrell was critical of House delays and 'sunset' provision

PATERSON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to reauthorize the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant program, and the Fire Prevention and Safety programs by voice vote.

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, gave the following floor remarks today (VIDEO) on H.R.

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Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, issued the following statement today regarding the coordinated public attacks on the credibility and professionalism of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Nov 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2228, the Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, which would help agencies create and improve mental health services for law enforcement officers. U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Amendment requires DOD to report to Congress on the implementation of policies to ensure adequate consideration of TBI and PTSD in military separations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the conference committee report of H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes an amendment from the co-chairs of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Tom Rooney (R-FL).

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Members denied floor vote on amendment to restore state and local tax deduction by Republican leadership

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement after House Republicans blocked a floor vote on his amendment to restore the state and local tax (SALT) deduction in H.R.

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