Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Nov 15, 2017 Press Release
Partisan GOP bill will make flood insurance more expensive, unfair, and less accessible

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) opposed H.R. 2874, the so-called 21st Century Flood Reform Act after offering amendments to the bill, which were denied a vote by Republican Leadership. The partisan bill would make flood insurance more expensive, less available, and less fair for millions of Americans.

Nov 14, 2017 Press Release
Law Enforcement Caucus co-chairs call on Trump Administration to release over $174 million in federally appropriated Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Dave Reichert (R-WA), co-chairs of the House Law Enforcement Caucus, sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice expressing concerns about the delay in disbursing funds for a community crime-fighting program to states.

Nov 13, 2017 Press Release

NEWARK, N.J. – Today, Governor-elect Phil Murphy and Democratic members of the New Jersey House delegation discussed the impact of the House Republican’s tax plan on New Jersey. The plan is estimated to cost many New Jersey families thousands of dollars a year.

Nov 7, 2017 Press Release
Amendment would retain full state and local tax deduction exempting property, income, and sales taxes from double taxation

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, authored an amendment to the Ryan-McConnell tax bill to retain the state and local tax (SALT) deduction. His amendment was offered during the Ways and Means Committee markup for the Republican tax bill, and voted down along party lines, 16-23.

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Nov 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, led the charge for Democrats in their opposition to the Ryan-McConnell tax bill.

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Pascrell led a letter calling on Trump Administration to disburse approximately $4 million in federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds to New Jersey

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the House Law Enforcement Caucus, led fellow Democrats from New Jersey in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) expressing concerns about the delay in disbursing funds to New Jersey and its municipalities. Rep. Pascrell was joined by U.S.

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Nov 2, 2017 Press Release
Tax bill is “fixated on rigging the tax code to benefit corporations and top 1 percent”

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement on the Republican tax plan.

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Nov 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA), Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) today introduced the Give Assistance and Help to Americans impacted by Natural Disasters Act (“Give A HAND” Act) to provide relief to individuals and businesses to recover in the immediate aftermath of the recent natural disasters and assist the on

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release
Three bills cosponsored by Rep. Pascrell are designed to clamp down on Iranian threats, aggression, and support for terrorism

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) voted for the passage of three bills to take on the growing global threat of the Iranian missile program and the Hizballah terrorist organization. Rep. Pascrell was co-sponsor of all three bills, H.R.1698, H.R.3329, and H.Res.359 (details below).

Oct 24, 2017 Press Release
Rep. Pascrell's amendment to strike the elimination of the state and local tax deduction from the Republican budget was ruled out of order

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) offered an amendment to retain the state and local tax (SALT) deduction in the Republican budget being considered by the House. His amendment was ruled out of order by the Republican-controlled Rules Committee.

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