Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Jan 25, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – During a time when New Jersey hospitals have seen more than their share of bad news, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) and U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) today joined St. Mary’s Hospital President and CEO to deliver some good news:  the appropriation of $950,000 in grants to the hospital.

Jan 25, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice’s approval of the Ticketmaster-Live Nation merger.

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Jan 21, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to reverse a 20-year-old prohibition on corporations and unions from purchasing political advertisements in the final days of a campaign.

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Jan 21, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) today released the following statement in response the federal Environmental Protection Agency’s letter to Pompton Lakes residents concerning ground water contamination caused by E.I. DuPont’s work facility:

 

Jan 20, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In the midst of Americans’ generous outpouring of relief to those affected by the deadly earthquake in Haiti last week, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) voted today with the House majority in support of bipartisan legislation that allows charitable donations to efforts in Haiti to be tax-deductable for 2009.

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Jan 14, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – A feature story on the front page of today's New York Times highlights the work of Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr (NJ-08) in trying to help an eight year old constituent from Clifton, NJ and his family as they navigate the perils of trying to travel while being listed on a government watch list.

January 14, 2010

Jan 13, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In response to the many families devastated by the tragic earthquake in Haiti on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) renewed Congress’ call to grant temporary protective status to 30,000 Haitian refugees slated to be deported.

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Jan 12, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The arrest of a Nutley man who possessed seven deadly pipe bombs spurred U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8) to contact N.J. Attorney General Anne Milgram today and call for tougher weapons penalties.  A copy of the letter follows.

January 12, 2010

Jan 7, 2010 Op-Ed

Of all the great plays during 2009 NFL regular season, my favorite was made by the league itself.

Jan 7, 2010 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-8), a senior member of the House Homeland Security Committee, today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s release of the White House’s declassified account of events leading up to the failed terrorist attack on a Detroit-bound airliner on Dec. 25.

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