Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
With no publicly reported agenda, the Representatives call on President Trump to highlight the numerous destabilizing actions Russia has taken in the U.S. and across the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) released the following statements on the passage of H.R.931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017, which has 166 bipartisan cosponsors, in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.

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Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks Departments of Homeland Security and Defense to provide interim relief for immigrants stuck in limbo while program is under review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter today to the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense regarding immigrant soldiers and delays in their path to citizenship.

Jun 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced that the Department of Homeland Security awarded a $34,239 federal FIRE Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Secaucus Fire Department. Specifically, the grant will allow the department to invest in new thermal imaging equipment.

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Jun 27, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, gave the following remarks during the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s hearing on North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation.
 
Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in response to the report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the Senate Trumpcare bill.

Jun 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statements after a Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) panel issued its report regarding Guatemala’s compliance with the labor provisions in CAFTA:

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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
After Trump Administration put program on hold, Congressman had demanded DHS fund grants, including to organization working locally

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a former member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, announced a $453,497 federal grant for the Global Peace Foundation to do training and engagement to counter violent extremism.

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Move would allow local governments to fund critical infrastructure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) introduced legislation Thursday that would allow local governments to more easily access private funds for water infrastructure projects.

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