Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

Press Releases

Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding President Trump’s plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports:

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Feb 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) gave the following statement on the White House’s refusal to acknowledge a We the People petition signed by more than a million Americans calling for the publication of Trump’s tax returns:

Feb 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Danny K. Davis (D-IL-07) re-introduced The Gun Violence Prevention and Safe Communities Act, which aims to combat gun violence through increased federal taxes on guns and ammunition and by closing tax and regulatory loopholes on some of the most popular and deadly firearms.

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Feb 27, 2018 Press Release
Members will introduce bill to restore Obama Administration rule to help keep guns out of the hands of those with severe mental illness

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY-12) announced their legislation to reinstate the Obama-era mental health background check for gun purchases. The regulation, enacted after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, was rolled back by Congress and repealed by President Trump in February of last year.

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Feb 22, 2018 Press Release
Letter asks Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman David Reichert to exercise public oversight over critical trade pact

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member on the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, led 14 committee Democratic members on a letter to Trade Subcommittee chairman David Reichert (R-WA-08) demanding public hearings on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement today after the Special Counsel announced the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for criminally interfering with the 2016 presidential election:

Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) and Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) issued the following statements after the U.S.

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Feb 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump’s FY19 budget request:              

Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
Co-Chair of Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus denounces Trump Administration proposal defunding COPS Office and cutting COPS Hiring Program in Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

PATERSON, N.J. – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) issued the following statement on the Fiscal Year 2019 budget to eliminate the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office and nearly 50 percent cut to the COPS Hiring Program:

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