Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Aug 30, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $849,041 to Passaic County through the Office of Community Planning and Development.

Aug 29, 2018 Press Release
Awards will help communities fight scourge of substance use among children

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated the announcement by the Office of National Drug Control Policy that it was awarding four grants totaling $450,000 to coalitions in Secaucus, Tenafly, and Hudson County dedicated to keeping children away from harmful substances.

Aug 29, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced the awarding of a $47,390 federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) to the Paterson Fire Department.

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Aug 28, 2018 Press Release
Letter to chairmen requests convening of House group to provide NAFTA input mandated by law

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Notes progress, urges trilateral engagement

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, issued a statement in response to the President’s progress report on NAFTA negotiations.

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Aug 27, 2018 Press Release
Four separate awards will help provide a plethora of services to in-need residents

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh announced that the U.S. Department for Housing and Urban Development (HUD), through the Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), has awarded four grants to the city of Paterson totaling $5,400,511.

Aug 25, 2018 Press Release
PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of Senator John McCain:

“We have lost a true American patriot. We will miss him and I send my condolences to his family and to his colleagues in the United States Senate. With great courage, John McCain protected the institution of the Senate at a time when our institutions are under duress. I will never forget Senate McCain standing in defense of Barack Obama from scurrilous attacks during the 2008 campaign.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Pascrell advocacy helps state secure second highest nonprofit grant in the nation to improve safety and preparedness

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated the announcement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that New Jersey had been awarded $8,684,930 through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). The NSGP award is the second largest given to a state this year, and it comes as a direct result of Rep.

Aug 24, 2018 Press Release
Funds to provide new fire rescue boat to help first responders access 29 bridges along Passaic, Hackensack Rivers

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced the awarding of a $346,410 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant to the Secaucus Fire Department.

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Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
Treasury Department moves to force New Jersey residents to pay more taxes

PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the only New Jersey member of the House Committee on Ways and Means, reacted angrily to a Treasury Department move blocking New Jersey relief measures for the Trump administration’s unfair cap on State and Local Tax Deductions.

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