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Pascrell Holds 15th and Final Giant Check Event Marking $17 Million Delivered to North Jersey District

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has held the final events celebrating delivering a total of $17,624,644 to New Jersey’s Ninth District through the 2024 federal government spending bill. “I am so proud our office was able to deliver over $17 million directly into our beautiful communities,” said Congressman Pascrell. “Federal funds are essential to overhauling and protecting our communitie...

Pascrell Introduces Bipartisan Huntington’s Disease Awareness Resolution

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the co-chairman and co-founder the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, has introduced a resolution to designate a National Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month to help build public support to treat and cure the terrible illness. The resolution is cosponsored by Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ-04). “Americans with Huntington's Disease confront enormous cha...

Star-Ledger Editorial: Bust up Ticketmaster, America’s greatest gouger

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), for 15 years the leading critic in Congress against Ticketmaster, today shared an opinion editorial in the Star-Ledger echoing Pascrell’s demands to break-up the behemoth monopoly. “One such lawmaker is Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ 9th Dist.), who protested the merger of Live Nation and Ticketmaster back in 2010, because he foresaw how it would ultimately make...

Pascrell, Sykes, Deluzio Introduce Bring Jobs Home Act

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Congressmembers Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Emilia Sykes (D-OH-13) and Chris Deluzio (D-PA-17) today introduced 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 would also close tax loopholes that reward companies shipping jobs overseas. “The continued shipping of jobs overseas ruins families, cripples our eco...

Pascrell Hails Justice Department Plan to Breakup Abusive Live Nation-Ticketmaster Monopoly

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) for 15 years the leading critic in Congress against Ticketmaster, today hailed and celebrated the announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice that it will finally seek the dissolution of the abusive Live Nation-Ticketmaster monopoly through a lawsuit filed in federal court in New York. “This news is a victory for the millions of American fans who have be...

Pascrell Relieved by Evacuation of Paterson Doctor from Gaza

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today was relieved by the news that some American doctors trapped in Gaza have been evacuated into Israel, where they will be able to travel back to the United States. The group includes Passaic County Doctor, Ghada Abukuwaik. “Our prayers have been answered: It is with a huge sigh of relief that learned Dr. Abukuwaik and her colleagues have been safely eva...

Pascrell Votes for Needed Lives Events Ticketing Reforms

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the longtime leader in Congress of reforming the broken live events ticket market, today voted in favor of the Ticket Act (H.R. 3950) on the House floor to enshrine needed reforms to stop abuses of fans. “The ticket market is like the Wild West: mammoth, opaque, speculative, and brutally unfair and today’s measure includes some reforms we’ve been seeking f...

House Passes Pascrell First Responders Bill

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has successfully passed the bipartisan Fire Grants and Safety Act through the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 393-to-13. As the longtime co-chairman of the House Fire Services Caucus, Congressman Pascrell spearheaded efforts to pass this bill which will provide a five-year reauthorization for the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), the Assistance to...

Pascrell Leads 119 Congressmembers Demanding $385 Million to Protect House of Worship from Increased Threats

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) is leading 119 Democratic and Republican members of Congress calling for $385 million in fresh funding for the federal Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). The members highlighted the critical need to provide support for federal program to protect religious communities under increased threat. The letter is co-led by Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX-10)....

Pascrell Enthusiastically Backs Long-Awaited Ukraine Aid Package

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today enthusiastically voted in favor of a long-awaited $60 billion aid package to help Ukraine survive and expel Russia from its land. “For two years now, Russia has been committing mass murder and for two years Ukraine has been fighting for its very survival,” said Congressman Pascrell, who represents one of the largest Ukrainian American populations in t...

Pascrell Votes for Palestinian Humanitarian Aid Package

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in favor of a long-awaited aid package including $9.2 billion of humanitarian aid for Gaza. “The war in Gaza is devastating and breaks my heart every day it continues,” said Congressman Pascrell. “It should not have taken this long to pass new humanitarian aid to Gaza. I voted against the last two aid packages put before Congress because they di...

Pascrell Amendment to Fight China’s Muslim Persecution and Slave Labor Blocked by Republicans

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways Committee, today offered an amendment to address Chinese communist crimes against Muslims and other minorities. The amendment was blocked by committee Republicans on a party-line vote. “We know that the Chinese Communist Party operates concentration camps,” Congressman Pascrell said in introducing his amendment. “And ...

Pascrell Celebrates Funding for New Clifton Emergency Operations Center

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the co-chairman of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, today joined firefighters and local leaders in Clifton today to celebrate his securing over $637,000 in fresh federal funding to help the city construct a new fire station and emergency operations center. “As the longtime co-chairman of the Fire Services Caucus in Congress, I help lead my colleague...

Pascrell Again Calls for Ceasefire and Freeing of Hostages

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today again called for a ceasefire in Gaza and the freeing of all hostages still held by Hamas terrorists. Pascrell’s renewed demand follows a call between President Biden and Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu where Biden called on the Israeli government to cease the hostilities in Gaza to stabilize and improve the humanitarian situation and protect innocen...

Pascrell Uncovers Explosive Ticketmaster Report

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), long the leading voice in Congress against Ticketmaster, today released a previously secret report detailing rampant corrupt and abusive practices by the Live Nation-Ticketmaster monopoly. Pascrell forwarded the report to the Chairman of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, as well as to the leaders of the Federal Trade Commission, the Just...

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