Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

May 17, 2017 Press Release
The Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity when applying for credit

WASHINGTON, D.C. Today, Congressman Josh Gottheimer, a member of the House Committee on Financial Services, introduced the Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act (FDCA) of 2017, a bipartisan bill to amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. U.S.

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May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09) and Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced the awarding of $716,088 in federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) funding to purchase new breathing apparatus for the firefighters. The AFG program is administered by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amid accelerating revelations of President Trump’s attempts to shut down the FBI’s investigation of his campaign and administration’s ties to Russia, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

May 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), ranking member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement following the China trade deal.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), ranking member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following statement following the confirmation by the U.S. Senate, 82-14, of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative.

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May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, issued the following remark based on statements made by the President and Treasury Secretary in an Economist interview.

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement on repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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May 2, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks President Trump to reverse stance on refugee program, maintain humanitarian assistance

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Reps. Don Beyer, David Cicilline, Bill Pascrell, Jr., and Pramila Jayapal yesterday led 106 House Democrats in calling upon President Trump to help innocent Syrians by rescinding his Executive Order suspending the Refugee Admissions Program and to maintain support for humanitarian aid programs that assist Syrians in crisis.

May 1, 2017 Press Release
Representing a $5 Million Increase from Fiscal Year 2016 and the Highest Funding Level Since the Program was Established

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, issued a statement on the Congressional agreement on an omnibus appropriations bill which includes an increase of $5 million for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Nonprofit Security Grant (NPSG) program.

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, issued a statement on President Trump's review of national monument designations.

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