Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Jul 12, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON--U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08), a staunch gun control advocate, made the following statement in response to passage of an amendment in the House Appropriation Committee that will limit law enforcement’s ability to trace illegal guns:  

Jul 11, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Two weeks after picketing with hundreds of letter carriers in a spectacular movement against the privatization of postal delivery services, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) praised the United States Postal Service (USPS) decision to cancel private contract routes in Passaic and Essex Counties.

Jul 9, 2007 Press Release

PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) a former ten-year member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure today praised the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) for approving the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the fiscal years 2008-2011.

Jul 3, 2007 Press Release

LITTLE FALLS— In the wake of April’s emergency flood disaster, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that Little Falls Township will be awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to acquire property in one of the most flood prone areas of the Passaic River Basin.

Jul 2, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON-“The President’s commutation of Mr. Libby’s sentence is a snub to the judicial branch, a breach of the public trust, a contribution to one of the most contemptible criminal cover-ups in our nation’s history, and a disgrace to the American Presidency.”     

Jun 29, 2007 Press Release


PATERSON--As the Bush Administration’s fast track trade negotiating authority is set to expire on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) a member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade called for a new approach to America’s trade policy.  

Jun 28, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Plans by U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) to create a national park in the City of Paterson took a significant leap forward today in the House of Representatives when the House Committee on Natural Resources approved the Paterson Great Falls National Park Act.

Jun 27, 2007 Op-Ed

PEOPLE ARE SICK and dying as a result of the contamination in the air after Sept. 11. In the six years since the attacks, a mountain of evidence exists telling us that thousands of people exposed to the air around the World Trade Center are suffering from chronic respiratory disease and cancers.

Jun 27, 2007 Press Release


Jun 21, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that Passaic County Technical Institute (PCTI) has been selected to receive a three-year $478,891 grant from the federal Department of Education’s Teaching American History Grants Program.