Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Collins-Pascrell bill seeks public health information to support fire services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House passed H.R. 931, legislation coauthored by Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) that would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters.

Sep 12, 2017 Press Release
House Proposal Would Have Zeroed Out Funding to Assist with Law Enforcement Officers Staffing

House Passes Pascrell Amendment to Fund COPS Hiring Program

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Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
House Ways and Means Committee disapproves H.Res 479, a Pascrell-authored resolution seeking the President’s tax documents, on party line vote

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Ways and Means Committee voted down a Resolution of Inquiry filed by U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) directing the Secretary of the Treasury to submit President Trump’s tax returns for tax years 2006 through 2016, as well as tax return information for 515 of President Trump's business entities, to the House of Representatives.

Sep 7, 2017 Press Release
Amendment restores $1 million to United States Fire Administration for State Fire Training Assistance Grants

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced unanimous passage of an appropriations amendment to restore $1 million to the United States Fire Administration (USFA) for State Fire Training Assistance grants.

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
Over $66 million in federal funds awarded to New Jersey through Homeland Security Preparedness Grant programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced $66,169,252 in federal funds awarded to New Jersey under the Homeland Security Preparedness Grant programs.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) released this statement after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump will terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) initiative.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of the first negotiating round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Democratic Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, and U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12) today led a letter to U.S.

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Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement regarding initial reports of increased premiums for 2018 in New Jersey’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace. Final premium rates for 2018 must be submitted by September 5.

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Aug 1, 2017 Press Release
Letter urges President Trump to support legislative action on reforming visa programs to protect American workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Donald Trump last week urging support for legislative action reforming visa programs to protect American workers and crack down on outsourcing companies which deprive qualified Americans of high-skill jobs.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan bill advances public health; Energy and Commerce Committee voted to advance legislation; next stop for the bill is House floor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) authored a bill that would require the CDC to develop and maintain a registry to collect data regarding the incidence of cancer in firefighters, which today advanced through the Energy and Commerce Committee.

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