Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Jun 1, 2009 Press Release

PATERSON--Outraged by how an utter lack of transparency in the ticket industry has limited fans from being able to enjoy their favorite entertainers and events, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today introduced the Better Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing Act, more simply known as the BOSS ACT.

Jun 1, 2009 Press Release

LITTLE FALLS—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today joined with members of his Healthcare Advisory Committee to unveil the Health Workforce Investment Act and emphasize the urgent need for any healthcare reform effort to strengthen America’s network of health professionals. 

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May 28, 2009 Press Release

PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that he has secured $526,000 in new earmarked federal funding for the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to advance the Peckman River Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Project.

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May 27, 2009 Press Release

PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that he has joined a Congressional effort to protect Haitian immigrants from being deported to Haiti where flooding and hurricanes have left inhumane and unlivable conditions.

May 26, 2009 Press Release

PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today commended the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the United States Supreme Court:

May 18, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today sent the following letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requesting an investigation into the overselling of tickets by TicketsNow to tonight’s Bruce Springsteen show at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

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May 18, 2009 

May 13, 2009 Floor Speech
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May 13, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

May 13, 2009 Press Release

WASHINGTON--U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today released the following statement regarding the shooting death of five American soldiers, including Sgt. Christian E. Bueno-Galdos of Paterson, NJ, at Camp Victory in Iraq.

 

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