Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Jun 15, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON --- U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (NJ-08) was pleased to report that the full House passed a resolution he co-authored with U.S. Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH-12), as co-chairmen of the Italian-American Congressional Delegation, and U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY-05), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. 

Jun 15, 2009 Press Release

PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the New Jersey Community Development Corporation a $699,600 federal YouthBuild USA grant to provide education and training to at-risk young people. 

Jun 12, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today introduced a bipartisan measure in the House of Representatives that would extend the earned income tax credit (EITC) provision of the federal tax code to United States residents of Puerto Rico.

Jun 10, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON— With over one million knee and hip replacements being performed every year in the United States and no system in place to track their success, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) and U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-25), both members of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, today introduced legislation to create a knee and hip replacement registry.

Jun 8, 2009 Press Release

NORTH BERGEN - Building upon the region’s rich legacy of major public transportation assets, Governor Jon S. Corzine, Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and Robert Menendez, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, FTA Administrator Peter Rogoff and a group of other federal, state and local officials today broke ground on the Mass Transit Tunnel project, the largest transit public works project in America.

Jun 4, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today released the following statement regarding Monsignor Robert Sheeran’s retirement from Seton Hall University: