Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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May 9, 2007 Op-Ed

The mere end of tax season brings a measure of relief for each of us, as an arduous burden is over for another year. Unfortunately, this fleeting relief actually does a disservice, lulling many into a temporary complacency. While most Americans aren't pondering what they will owe the government next year, a serious financial threat is looming over them.

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May 5, 2007 Press Release

PASSAIC— In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today hosted a community forum in the City of Passaic with Mexican American business leaders, community activists and public officials.  During the event Pascrell shared information he learned on a recent Congressional assignment to Mexico. 

Apr 24, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Building toward a stronger partnership between the United States and Latin America, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Apr 18, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today sent the following letter to Colonel Aniello Torora of the United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Pompton Lakes Dam’s ability to protect the Borough of Pompton Lakes and Wayne Township during the recent storm incident.

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Apr 18, 2007 Press Release


WASHINGTON—In an effort to bring immediate federal assistance directly to Passaic County, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today sent the following letter to Administrator David Paulison of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Apr 16, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today joined the New Jersey Congressional delegation in supporting Acting Governor Richard J. Codey’s request that President George W. Bush issue a disaster declaration for areas of New Jersey that were affected by the recent storm.

A copy of the letter is attached.

Apr 5, 2007 Press Release

POMPTON LAKES— Following ten years of work on the House Transportation Subcommittee on Water Resources to fund the Pompton Lakes Dam modification, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) praised U.S. Rep Scott Garrett (R-NJ-05), the U.S.

Apr 3, 2007 Press Release

PATERSON—U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-08) today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the Paterson Housing Authority with a $2,098,523 for 323 relocation assistance Housing Choice vouchers.  The vouchers will be issued to the families residing in the Alexander Hamilton Development which is scheduled for demolition.

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