Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release
Flags Russian Links to Trump in Advance of Putin Summit on House Floor

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, after months of misleading statements by President Trump and his associates regarding their contacts with Russian officials, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) took to the floor of the House of Representatives to officially read the “Steele Dossier” into the Congressional Record.

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) offered an amendment to the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019, that would strengthen the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) by cutting wasteful spending on a salary for a recent hire who has been a staunch enemy of the SEC’s critical work

Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, Rep.

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Jul 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) pilloried the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court to succeed Anthony Kennedy.

Jul 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) hailed the passage in the House of Representatives of H.R. 1861, the Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act. The legislation awards the Congressional Gold Medal to the late baseball star, Larry Doby, who broke the American League’s color barrier in 1947.

Jul 9, 2018 Press Release
Landmark legislation co-authored by Rep. Pascrell will help firefighters who risk their lives every day

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Sen. Robert Menendez, co-authors of landmark legislation to protect firefighters from cancer risks, today celebrated the signing into law of the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act (H.R.

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Jul 6, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) excoriated the Trump administration’s failure to reunite separated families following a call with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to discuss the Department’s Office of Refugee Resettlement and the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program.

Jul 3, 2018 Press Release
Landmark legislation will help firefighters who risk their lives, health every day to protect the public

ENGLEWOOD, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), authors of landmark legislation to protect firefighters from cancer risks, today joined dozens of firefighters from across New Jersey to celebrate final passage of the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act (H.R.

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $50,000 to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) of Hudson County to assist the organization in combatting youth substance abuse.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) condemned the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 which imposes so-called right-to-work on public sector unions.

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