Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Apr 23, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), and Sens. Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) spoke at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson to highlight their legislation that seeks to boost hospitals’ resources to curb the national opioid epidemic. The bicameral, bipartisan legislation is modeled on a program begun in Paterson.

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Apr 23, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of Paterson Police Officer Tamby Yagan:

“Today Paterson is in mourning. Officer Tamby Yagan of the Paterson Police Force made the ultimate sacrifice for our city when he was tragically killed while in the line of duty.

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Apr 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Democrat on the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, took to the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of legislation that would compel the release of Donald Trump’s tax returns. The bill was blocked by House Republicans on a vote of 226-189.

Apr 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement after President Trump launched airstrikes against the Syrian regime, days after a brutal chemical attack on civilians in Douma:

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, issued a statement following a hearing in the Ways and Means Committee on the Effects of Tariff Increases on the U.S. Economy and Jobs.

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Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that he would vote against legislation being considered in the House of Representatives today to add a balanced budget requirement to the United States Constitution.

Apr 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the House Ways and Means Committee voted to advance H.R. 4403, the Moving American Privacy Protection Act, a Pascrell-sponsored bill to protect the private information of Americans when they move.

Apr 9, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – In a column in USA Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) examines how Wall Street hastened the demise of legendary New Jersey chain Toys R Us and continues to threaten other American retailers.

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Apr 8, 2018 Op-Ed

The brilliant New Jersey entrepreneur Charles Lazarus died March 22 at age 94. His passing came one week after the company he founded, Toys R Us, announced its liquidation after 70 years in business. 

Apr 5, 2018 Op-Ed

To the Editor:

Re “Roster of Stars Lets Live Nation Flex Ticket Muscles, Rivals Say” (front page, April 2):

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