Name of former official who opposed Israel’s existence graces Foggy Bottom auditorium
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) wrote a letter to Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo highlighting that a prominent auditorium within the State Department headquarters is named for a prominent enemy of the state of Israel at its birth, Loy Henderson.
Environmental education award will be used to help Paterson students reduce food waste
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $50,000 to Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, to finance food waste reduction education projects in Paterson schools.
Devastating news reports highlight U.S. welcoming virtually no refugees
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) reacted to a report filed by Reuters that U.S. acceptance of refugees has fallen to astonishing lows. The article found that the U.S.
Federal homeland security grant will fund the hiring of more firefighters
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), the co-chair of the House Fire Services Caucus, announced that the Clifton Fire Department has been awarded a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for $455,792.
Spokesperson for ICE holds disturbing ties to anti-Muslim hate groups
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Donald Payne, Jr.
HUD housing vouchers will help residents relocate before demolition
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1,544,606 in Housing Choice Vouchers to the Paterson Housing Authority. These HUD grants will be used for the relocation of current members of the Riverside Terrace Development in Paterson which is slated for HUD-approved demolition.
Federal appellate court finds withholding of police funds unconstitutional
PATERSON, NJ – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) spoke in favor of a holding today in the U.S.
PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced today the awarding of a $117,000 federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) to the Englewood Fire Department.
Letter to Pompeo, Bolton calls for restoration of funds
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House National Security Adviser John Bolton requesting that the Trump administration restore cuts to the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) humanitarian programs.
Federal court again finds that Trump and Sessions should stop using law enforcement as political pawns in anti-immigrant crusade
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.