Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release
Bill supports community firefighters by reauthorizing critical fire and emergency response grant programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement after House Republicans turned down an amendment to include victims of Hurricane Sandy and other recent events in disaster tax relief.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
Legislation requires U.S. DOT to implement rule mandating sleep apnea testing and treatment that was abruptly reversed by Trump Administration last month

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the tragic Hoboken rail crash, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced the introduction of legislation to protect commuters, rail operators and commercial truck drivers from the dangers of sleep apnea. The legislation, which is cosponsored in the Senate by U.S.

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, responded to the tax reform outline released by Congressional Republicans.

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, offered an amendment to H.R. 2824, the Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act, which re-authorizes the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.

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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a leading advocate for the refugee admission program in Congress, issued the following statement reacting to news reports that the Trump Administration slashed the number of refugees admitted to the United States to lowest level in almost four decades.

Sep 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) responded to the opening of the dockets for the fatal, Sept.

Sep 19, 2017 Press Release
Letter outlines specific steps administration must take to stop race to the bottom on wages and working conditions

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., with Trade Subcommittee Ranking Members Sen. Bob Casey, D-Penn., and Rep.

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Sep 18, 2017 Press Release
Letter calls on President Trump to confront Turkish President Erdoğan about attacks on protesters by members of his security detail during last visit to United States

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump requesting he directly confront Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's about the members of his security detail who attacked peaceful protestors on May 16, 2017. President Trump will be meeting with President Erdoğan at the United Nations this week.

Sep 14, 2017 Press Release
Amendments would strike onerous new requirements that undermine states' ability to provide important services to children and families

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, offered two amendments yesterday to the Increasing Opportunity through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act (H.R. 2824), a bill reauthorizing the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV). Both amendments were voted down along party lines.

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