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Pascrell, Gottheimer, Sherrill Announce $486K Federal Grant for Passaic County Community College

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05), and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11) announced today that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded a $486,662 grant to Passaic County Community College (PCCC) to support the expansion of educational opportunities for students of Hispanic descent. “In no uncertain terms, the success of Latino students helps make our community – and our... Read More »

Pascrell Raises New Questions of Trump Betrayal of Kurds

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted further to Donald Trump’s betrayal of the Kurdish people in Northern Syria, amid reports that Trump may have shared intelligence information on Kurdish locations in Syria with the Turkish government. Combined with Trump’s business interests in Istanbul, his incoherent press statements defending his betrayal, and the administration’s stunning dec... Read More »

Pascrell Announces $66K Federal Award for Garfield Police Department

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced that the Department of Justice is awarding $66,780 to support law enforcement and public safety in Garfield. This federal grant will go towards developing, implementing, and evaluating a body-worn cameras program in Garfield to enhance officer interactions with the public and build commun... Read More »

Pascrell Condemns Trump Betrayal of Kurdish Allies

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted harshly to the removal of U.S. Special Forces from Northern Syria that has put countless Kurdish lives in danger. “The tragedy that is now unfolding in Northern Syria is a direct product of Donald Trump’s despicable betrayal of our Kurdish allies. Kurdish warriors did so much of the hard work expelling Daesh. For their courage they count on the ... Read More »

Pascrell, Colleagues Meet with Mexico President on NAFTA

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), joined by House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA-01), and fellow Ways and Means members Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Jimmy Gomez (D-CA-34), and Dan Kildee (D-MI-05), traveled to Mexico and today met with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Mexican government officials, and local workers to discuss ongoing talks between the United States, Mex... Read More »

Pascrell Excoriates NBA Retreat to Chinese Authoritarianism

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today wrote a letter to National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver in response to the NBA’s shameful criticisms of Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey’s public praise of the peaceful Hong Kong demonstrators. “Your league’s collective responses are shameful and, without corrective action will mark a permanent stain on the National Basketb... Read More »

Pascrell Announces $885K in Federal Education Awards for Clifton, Passaic

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that $885,172 in U.S. Department of Education School Climate Transformation Grants (SCTG) have been awarded to Clifton and Passaic City. The SCTG is a federal program designed to help make schools safer and improve mental health services for students and young adults. Specifically, $500,000 has been allocated to the Passaic Board of Education,... Read More »

Pascrell Calls for Legal Sanctions of Barr

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today wrote separately to the District of Columbia and Virginia state bar associations on the conduct of Attorney General William Barr. Pascrell’s complaints allege rampant violations by Barr of the D.C. and Virginia bar Rules of Professional Conduct and urge the two bodies to impose strong sanctions of Barr’s legal status in the nation’s capital and the comm... Read More »

Pascrell Announces $250K School Safety Grant to Paterson

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is awarding $250,000 in school safety grants to the Paterson public school system. Made available through the DOJ’s STOP School Violence Program, this federal award will help Paterson obtain new technology and establish programs that will allow officials to better assess potential threats and streamline th... Read More »

Pascrell Announces $300K Grant to Paterson Community Health Center

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $300,000 to the Paterson Community Health Center to assist the center in providing primary health care to low-income Paterson residents. "This grant will allow Paterson Community Health Center to continue providing high-quality health care services to underserved Paterson... Read More »

Pascrell Announces $180K Law Enforcement Grant for City of Passaic

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Continuing his longstanding fight to secure federal resources for community safety, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced today that the City of Passaic has been awarded $180,339 in federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (Byrne JAG) funding. Rep. Pascrell spearheaded efforts in Congress to prevent the Trump a... Read More »

Pascrell, Menendez, Booker Announce Major Federal Investment in Teterboro

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee who served for a decade on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award a contract for the construction of a new air traffic control tower at Teterboro Airport. Walsh Construc... Read More »

Pascrell Reacts to Devastating Whistleblower Account

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted gravely to the release of a whistleblower’s report on Donald Trump’s pattern of corruption stemming from a July 25, 2019 phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. “The brave whistleblower’s letter will go down as one of the most explosive documents in our national history. The whistleblower details a chief executive operating as two... Read More »

Pascrell Praises Universal Postal Union Agreement

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today signaled strong approval of a deal struck between the United States and other nations that will keep America in the Universal Postal Union (UPU) which helps maintain low postal rates between nations. “I am very pleased the United States has reached a deal to remain a member of the Universal Postal Union. This deal ensures American manufacturers, busines... Read More »

Pascrell Supports SAFE Banking Act

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) voted in favor of H.R.1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act. Co-sponsored by Rep. Pascrell, the legislation was approved by the House and would allow marijuana-related businesses in states like New Jersey with existing regulatory structures to access the banking system. “Our federal banking laws were created to assist law enforcement... Read More »

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