Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
In party line vote, united GOP votes to make permanent onerous tax deduction cap that robs from New Jerseyans

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee, excoriated GOP members of the committee who voted against his amendment restoring the full State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction.  The Republican tax scam sequel makes permanent a $10,000 cap on the SALT deduction long favored by New Jerseyans.

Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
Pascrell Opening Statement at Tax Scam 2.0 Hearing

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following opening statement at the meeting to consider Republicans’ second tax scam intended to enrich big corporations and wealthy GOP donors at the expense of middle class Americans.

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
Letter to HHS and FEMA comes after Puerto Rico-commissioned study found an estimated 2,975 deaths due to Hurricane Maria

WASHINGTON, D.C.Today, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
Funds will go toward restoration of the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission’s deck and buildings damaged during Sandy

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced the awarding of a $1,162,364 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to New Jersey which will be used to restore Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) property damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The funding, made available under the Robert T.

Sep 6, 2018 Press Release
Newly revealed IRS data show 20 of 21 counties claimed more than $10K average tax deduction before House GOP axed it

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

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) condemned Donald Trump for his Labor Day attack on AFL-CIO leader Richard Trumka.

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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
House GOP does not endorse measure that would impose oversight on chaotic Trump administration

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) blasted House Republicans after the House Ways and Means Committee voted to send H.Res. 1018, a resolution of inquiry that seeks information on the Trump administration’s chaotic trade policies, to the House floor without recommendation.

Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Pascrell, Ways and Means Democrats, Oppose Potential New Trade Negotiations with Philippines

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, and Democratic Trade Subcommittee members Reps. Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Sandy Levin (MI-09), Ron Kind (WI-03), Danny Davis (IL-07), and Brian Higgins (NY-26) wrote a letter to U.S.

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Sep 5, 2018 Press Release
Award arrives amid DeVos attacks on campus sexual assault policies

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) celebrated the awarding of a $299,895 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to Passaic County Community College (PCCC).

Sep 4, 2018 Press Release
Bill will strengthen New Jersey and American manufacturers

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, cheered the passage of H.R. 4318, the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill of 2018, which would strengthen the competitiveness of American manufacturers. Pascrell also called into question the conflicting Republican trade policies highlighted by this bill.  

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