Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, ten members of the Congressional Monitoring Group on Labor Rights in Colombia sent a letter to United States Trade Representative’s office and the Department of Labor urging the Trump Administration to ensure that Colombia lives up to the obligations in its trade agreement with the United States. Signers include Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

(Remarks as prepared)

On behalf of the Trade Subcommittee’s Democrats, I want to thank Chairman Reichert for calling this important and much-needed hearing on the re-negotiation of NAFTA.  

Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) today released the following statements after the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a summary of objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA):

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release
Letter highlights troubling comments by White House aide on return of seized Russian compounds

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) called on the leadership in the House of Representatives today to bring a legislative package of Russia sanctions up for a vote in light of remarks yesterday by White House aide Sebastian Gorka that indicated the Trump Administration is preparing to return shuttered Russian compounds.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
Amendment requires DOD to report to Congress on the implementation of policies to ensure adequate consideration of TBI and PTSD in military separations

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) offered by the co-chairs of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Tom Rooney (FL-17).

Jul 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH), members of the House Ways and Means Committee, introduced the Medicare Part B Home Infusion Services Temporary Transitional Payment Act.

Jul 6, 2017 Press Release
With no publicly reported agenda, the Representatives call on President Trump to highlight the numerous destabilizing actions Russia has taken in the U.S. and across the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release
Letter asks Departments of Homeland Security and Defense to provide interim relief for immigrants stuck in limbo while program is under review

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter today to the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense regarding immigrant soldiers and delays in their path to citizenship.

Jun 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Chris Collins (R-NY) released the following statements on the passage of H.R.931, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017, which has 166 bipartisan cosponsors, in the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health.