WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) reintroduced the Huntington’s Disease Parity Act, a bipartisan bill that ensures Medicare is made available to people with Huntington’s Disease (HD) – a devastating, degenerative, hereditary brain disorder that causes total physical and mental deterioration.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and David Reichert (R-WA) released the following statements after the Department of Justice announced the nationwide rollout of the National Blue Alert Network, which was created by the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015. This bill was sponsored by Reps.
Pascrell lead Democratic cosponsor of public safety measure considered during Police Week
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) released the following statement after the Probation Officer Protection Act passed the U.S. House with a bipartisan vote. The Probation Officer Protection Act, sponsored by Rep.
Letter from co-chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force urges implementation of GAO recommendations on consideration of TBI and PTSD in military misconduct discharges
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis asking for the implementation of recommendations in a Government Accountability Office report issued yesterday entitled “Actions Needed to Ensure Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Are Considered in Misconduct Separations.”
The Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity when applying for credit
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer, a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act (FDCA) of 2017, a bipartisan bill to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09) and Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced the awarding of $716,088 in federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) funding to purchase new breathing apparatus for the firefighters. The AFG program is administered by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amid accelerating revelations of President Trump’s attempts to shut down the FBI’s investigation of his campaign and administration’s ties to Russia, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), ranking member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement following the China trade deal.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), ranking member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate, 82-14, of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following remark based on statements made by the President and Treasury Secretary in an Economist interview.
Specifically this passage: