Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release
Comprehensive Pascrell, Booker and Menendez-authored provisions modeled on successful New Jersey hospital program head to President’s desk

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the bipartisan Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 cleared a final procedural hurdle in the Senate and now heads to the President’s desk, where it is expected to be signed into law. The comprehensive legislation includes provisions authored by Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Oct 5, 2018 Press Release
Co-chairs of Congressional Italian-American Delegation call on President, Congress to designate month in celebration of Italian culture

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mark E. Amodei (R-NV-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Italian-American Delegation, sent a letter to Donald Trump requesting a Presidential Proclamation of October as Italian-American Heritage Month.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
Responding to joint Pascrell-Pallone letter, regulatory agency announces consumer protection workshop

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, and Frank Pallone, Jr.

Oct 4, 2018 Press Release
Sizable awards to Bergen, Hudson, Passaic counties will strengthen school security through preventative and crisis-response training measures

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) celebrated the announcement by the Department of Justice that it was awarding $2,236,139 to Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties and the state of New Jersey.

Oct 3, 2018 Press Release
Two awards will help expand educational opportunities for Hispanic students, increase the number of low-income students in postsecondary education

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) announced that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two grants to Passaic County Community College (PCCC) totaling $769,713. The Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program provides grants to assist colleges in expanding educational opportunities for Hispanic students.

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Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
Christ the Teacher School in Ft. Lee and School 28 in Paterson earn highest honor from U.S. Department of Education

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that Christ the Teacher Elementary School in Fort Lee and School 28 Elementary in Paterson have been recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018 by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Oct 1, 2018 Press Release
Proposed National Secure Your Day would raise public awareness of dangers of unsecured vehicle cargoes

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives David Reichert (R-WA-08) and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Sep 28, 2018 Press Release
Paterson-inspired program now a model for health care providers across America

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated the final passage of H.R. 5197, the Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act. Pascrell is the primary House sponsor of the legislation which is modeled on an innovative program that reduces the use of opioids, pioneered at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. Sens.

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Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member on the House Ways and Means Committee, took to the floor of the House of Representatives to voice his strong opposition to the GOP’s latest tax scam that will pummel New Jerseyans and millions of other middle class Americans to give more money to millionaires and big corporations.

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

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) announced that the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), has awarded three grants to Bergen County totaling $12,658,062.

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