Funding for Assessment and Job Training Programs for Passaic and Essex Counties
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ, 8th) today issued the following statement concerning the Senate's failure to pass the "Pay to Play Reform Protection Act" as an amendment offered to the federal Highway Reauthorization bill:
Pascrell Recognized as "Legislator of the Year" at Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner
Twenty-One Members Sign Letter Urging ABC News to Drop Wal-Mart
WASHINGTON - Calling on Congress to do its part in combating the national tide of senseless gun violence, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J. 8) today introduced comprehensive federal "personalized" handgun legislation, the "Childproof Handgun Act of 2005."
Some 5.3 million Americans live with disabilities caused by a traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is a leading cause of death and disability among children and young adults. At least 1.4 million Americans suffer a TBI each year, which costs more than $56 billion. Falls, motor-vehicle crashes, sports injuries and violence are the major causes.
By Kate Ackley - Roll Call Staff
The federal budget may be as tight as ever, but a collection of advocates is lobbying to squeeze extra money to help U.S. soldiers who have suffered brain injuries.
Congressional Brain Injury Awareness Day Event to be held on Thursday, March 17
More than $50 million specifically included for Eighth Congressional District
Pascrell pay-to-play reform protection language included as well