Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement after the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health approved the Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act and advanced the bill to the full committee.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, issued the following statement on his meeting with the Dominican Ambassador to the United States, Jose Tomás Pérez Vázquez. Hosted by Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13), the meeting was called to discuss the Dominican Republic’s request for an exemption to U.S.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – An editorial in The Oklahoman today highlights the importance of Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance (Byrne JAG) Grants to law enforcement across the United States, and urges the Trump administration to stop playing politics by their withholding these public safety funds.

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Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade, attended a Trade Subcommittee hearing, “The Opioid Crisis: Stopping the Flow of Synthetic Opioids in the International Mail System.” A transcript of Pascrell’s opening statement is provided below.

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement in response to new analysis by the Joint Committee on Taxation detailing the impacts of the Republican tax law and how the new state and local tax deduction limitation effectively guts the provision for 2018.

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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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