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Pascrell Announces IRS Refunds to Unemployment Insurance Recipients

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would send refunds later this spring and summer to Americans who reported unemployment compensation on their tax returns before changes enacted by the signing into law on March 11 of the American Rescue Plan by President Biden. Most of ... Read More »

Pascrell Reintroduces Bring Jobs Home Act

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, today reintroduced the Bring Jobs Home Act, legislation which seeks to cut taxes for American companies that move jobs to the U.S. from another nation, and also would close tax loopholes that reward companies shipping jobs overseas. The legislation is sponsored by Reps. Pascrell, Tom... Read More »

Pascrell Announces $3.7M American Rescue Plan Grant for Paterson Community Health Center

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,702,250 to the Paterson Community Health Center to assist the center in providing primary health care to low-income Paterson residents. Funding for the grant was provided by President Biden’s landmark American Rescue Plan, which Rep. Pascrell helped pass earlier this month. “... Read More »

Pascrell Praises Landmark Judicial Picks

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today praised President Joe Biden’s announcement that he would nominate 11 new federal judges, including Julien X. Neals and Zahid N. Quraishi for vacant seats on the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Neals currently serves as Bergen County Counsel and acting County Administrator. “For generations, justice in America has been hobbled by the ... Read More »

Pascrell, Rice Applaud Landmark Offshore Wind Energy Area Announcement

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Kathleen Rice (D-NY-04) applauded the Biden administration’s announcement today designating a new priority Wind Energy Area in the New York Bight to clear the way for offshore wind development off the coasts of New York and New Jersey. Today’s announcement follows a bipartisan letter that Pascrell, Rice, and members of the New York and New Jersey congres... Read More »

Pascrell Aims New Legislation to Force Wealthiest Americans to Pay Fair Share

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today introduced H.R. 2286, legislation to tax the capital gains of some of America’s wealthiest families upon certain transfers of appreciated capital assets. Long-existing tax law allows the richest American families to pass enormous wealth on to their families without paying tax on the ap... Read More »

Menendez, Pascrell Lead Call for HHS to Halt Trump-Era Policy that Will Cost NJ Hospitals Millions

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09), senior members of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees that set national health policy, today led a delegation letter urging U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to cease implementation of a Trump-era policy that will cost Central Jersey hospitals over $100 million and undermine their abili... Read More »

Pascrell Opening Statement at Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on Private Equity’s Expanded Role in the U.S. Health Care System

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today issued the following statement at the opening of the panel’s hearing this afternoon on the Private Equity’s Expanded Role in the U.S. Health Care System. Chairman Pascrell Opening Statement (as prepared for delivery) It is past time for a bright light to be shined on how private equit... Read More »

Neal, Larson, Pascrell, Davis Celebrate Social Security Administration's Prompt Action on Sending Stimulus Payment Information to IRS

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) announced that the Social Security Administration (SSA) had sent missing payment files to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that have ... Read More »

Neal, Larson, Pascrell, Davis Demand Social Security Administration Immediately Send Stimulus Payment Information to IRS

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) wrote to Social Security Administration (SSA) Commissioner Andrew Saul on behalf of the nearly 30 million Social Security and Supplemen... Read More »

Pascrell Hammers Latest DeJoy Plan for Postal Destruction

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today blasted an announcement by United States Postal Service (USPS) leadership that it wanted to shorten post office hours, raise prices, and slow first class mail in a continued effort by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to destabilize the Post Office. “This so-called plan offered by USPS leadership should itself be a dead letter. Americans demand the restora... Read More »

Pascrell, Pallone Push Postponement for National Flood Insurance Changes

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-06), the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas urging the National Flood Insurance Program’s Risk Rating 2.0 implementation be postponed to ensure transparency in the process and fairness for New Jersey policyholders. “We write to urge you to postpo... Read More »

Chu, Pascrell, Ways and Means Democrats Press IRS to Ensure Stimulus Help Reaches Neediest Americans

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Judy Chu (D-CA-27), members of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, today led 14 of their committee colleagues in pushing U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig to get stimulus help to Americans who need it most from the historic American Rescue Plan recently passed by the Democratic... Read More »

Ways and Means Chairs Statement on Tax Evasion by the Wealthy and the Tax Gap

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Chairman Mike Thompson (D-CA), and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement in response to recent reports on unpaid taxes from wealthy Americans: “For far too long in our country, the wealthy have not paid their fair share of taxes. The resul... Read More »

Ways and Means Democrats Demand Prompt Payment of Stimulus Checks to Social Security, Other Beneficiaries

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (D-CT), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) wrote to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Social Security Administration (SSA) to express their concerns over reported delays in ... Read More »

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