Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

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 22, 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 after Senate Republicans unveiled their health care bill.

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Jun 19, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks Treasury Secretary Mnuchin to preserve state and local tax deduction in tax reform plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and U.S. Representative Leonard Lance (R-NJ) led a bipartisan letter with 68 colleagues to Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin protesting the Administration’s plan to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes.

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Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released a joint statement with Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX), Dave Reichert (R-WA), and André Carson (D-IN) after the introduction of a House Resolution honoring the United States Capitol Police. Pascrell and Reichert serve together as co-chairs of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus.

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Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement on former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee:

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release
As the dark clouds of Russian interference into the 2016 election still looms, Congressional input in executive branch attempts to return U.S. compounds to Russian control is paramount

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) announced the introduction of the No Russian DACHA (Diplomatic Access to Compounds Here in America) Act.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, issued the following statement after President Trump announced his pending nomination of Christopher Wray as the next director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement after President Trump announced he would withdraw the United States from the landmark, 195-signatory Paris Climate Accord that would significantly slow the progress of global warming:

May 31, 2017 Press Release

PATERSON – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement after it was reported that the Trump Administration may pull out of the landmark, 195-signatory Paris Climate Accord that would significantly slow the progress of global warming:

May 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, announced the introduction of the Jobs & Trade Competitiveness Act. Cosponsors include Reps.

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