Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

May 25, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan N.J. delegation called for this federal funding in 2016 letter

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, all twelve New Jersey U.S. House Representatives lauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $10 million grant to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to advance its implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) along its rail lines.

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Budget and Ways and Means Committees, released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released an updated report on the consequences of the Republican's House-passed American Health Care Act.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINTON, D.C.  – Today, Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Budget and Ways and Means Committees, issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request.

May 23, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks Secretary Tillerson to take legal action against Turkish security detail who attacked embassy protesters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) joined colleagues, led by U.S.

May 22, 2017 Press Release
Law enforcement co-chair heralds initiatives advanced during Police Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Co-Chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced the completion of a successful Police Week. Several measures passed by Congress this week in support of law enforcement officers across the nation. First proclaimed by President John F.

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May 22, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) reintroduced the Huntington’s Disease Parity Act, a bipartisan bill that ensures Medicare is made available to people with Huntington’s Disease (HD) – a devastating, degenerative, hereditary brain disorder that causes total physical and mental deterioration. 

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May 19, 2017 Press Release
Pascrell lead Democratic cosponsor of public safety measure considered during Police Week

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) released the following statement after the Probation Officer Protection Act passed the U.S. House with a bipartisan vote. The Probation Officer Protection Act, sponsored by Rep.

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May 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Reps. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) and David Reichert (R-WA) released the following statements after the Department of Justice announced the nationwide rollout of the National Blue Alert Network, which was created by the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015. This bill was sponsored by Reps.

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May 18, 2017 Press Release
Letter from co-chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force urges implementation of GAO recommendations on consideration of TBI and PTSD in military misconduct discharges

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis asking for the implementation of recommendations in a Government Accountability Office report issued yesterday entitled “Actions Needed to Ensure Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Are Considered in Misconduct Separations.”

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