Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Aug 23, 2018 Press Release
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.

Aug 22, 2018 Press Release
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.

Aug 21, 2018 Press Release
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.

Aug 17, 2018 Press Release
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.

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Aug 14, 2018 Press Release
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.

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release
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.

Aug 1, 2018 Press Release
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.

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Aug 1, 2018 Press Release

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.

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Jul 30, 2018 Press Release
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.

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
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.

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