Congressman Bill Pascrell

Representing the 9th District of NEW JERSEY

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Mar 13, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Phil Murphy’s first budget address to the New Jersey legislature in Trenton:

Mar 12, 2018 Press Release

PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Sens. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced today that the National Park Service has awarded $500,000 to the City of Paterson through the African American Civil Rights Grant Program. The funds will be used to advance the second phase of façade rehabilitation for historic Hinchliffe Stadium.

Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Ranking Member on the Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports:

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Mar 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) joined a bipartisan group of House members in demanding that the Trump Administration withdraw a proposal which would undermine a program that has provided critical assistance to 9/11 responders and survivors.

Mar 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), David B. McKinley (R-WV-01), Diana DeGette (D-CO-01), and Scott R. Tipton (R-CO-03), and U.S. Senators Cory A. Booker (D-NJ), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Michael F. Bennet (D-CO), and Cory Gardner (R-CO) introduced legislation to help boost hospitals’ resources in the fight against opioid addiction.

Mar 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s March 5 DACA deadline and continued congressional inaction on the issue:

Mar 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and 10 Democratic members of the Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner David Kautter requesting an explanation for the agency’s decision to create restrictions on the prepayment of 2017 property taxes that are not included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).

Mar 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Mar 2, 2018 Op-Ed

Since the passage of their monstrous tax overhaul in Congress, Republicans nationally and in New Jersey have gone into overdrive claiming that the Trump tax law will be a boon for middle-class Americans. It is vital to set the record straight.

Mar 1, 2018 Op-Ed

As Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee, I traveled to Montreal last month to take part in the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation. I met with Canadian, Mexican, and American business leaders and workers, all of whom expressed anxiety about the direction of talks.

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