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Pascrell Reacts to Tariffs Deal

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Ways Means Subcommittee on Trade, reacted to published reports that the United States, Canada, and Mexico have come to an agreement to erase Donald Trump’s imposed tariffs on aluminum and steel imports in the drive to come to a new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “While I have yet to see the proclamation, if these re... Read more »

Pascrell Leads Bipartisan Legislation for First Responders

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of both the Congressional Law Enforcement and Fire Services Caucuses, and Reps. Peter King (R-NY-02), Joe Courtney (D-CT-02), John Rutherford (R-FL-04), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK-02), Julia Brownley (D-CA-26), Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ-01), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) introduced the Protecting America’s First Responders Act. This bipartisan legis... Read more »

Senate Passes Pascrell-Authored Bulletproof Vests Grant Legislation

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, celebrated the approval on the Senate floor of H.R. 2379 on the Senate floor. Sponsored by Reps. Pascrell and Peter King (R-NY-02), the legislation permanently authorizes the lifesaving Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program, a federal program that helps state and local law enforcement agencies... Read more »

Pascrell Votes to Strengthen American Health Care

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) celebrated the House passage of H.R. 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act. The bill will strengthen health care options, reverse Republican sabotage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), rescind the Trump administration’s destructive junk insurance plan rule, and promote competition in the prescription drug marketplac... Read more »

Pascrell Celebrates Awarding of New Tokyo Route to Newark Airport

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), reacted to the announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) that it was selecting four U.S. airlines operating from ten airports to provide new daytime service to Tokyo’s downtown Haneda Airport as early as the summer of 2020. Pascrell, a former member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, wrote to USDOT on March 6... Read more »

Pascrell Lauds House Passage of Bulletproof Vests Grant for Police

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, celebrated the House passage of H.R. 2379, which would reauthorize the lifesaving Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program, a federal program that helps state and local law enforcement agencies purchase bulletproof vests for officers working in the field. The bill was introduced in the House last mo... Read more »

Pascrell Demands Action at Climate Change Hearing

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Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, praised today’s committee hearing, the Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change. “Today’s hearing on climate change is part of our preparation for the challenge of our time. Climate change is real and its impacts to our lives is already upon us. In New Jersey we fel... Read more »

Pascrell, Kinzinger Senators Introduce Huntington’s Disease Parity Act

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Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL-16) and Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) reintroduced the Huntington’s Disease Parity Act, which would ensure Medicare coverage is made available to people with Huntington’s Disease immediately after qualifying for Social Security Disability Insurance. Huntington’s is a hereditary nervous system disorder... Read more »

Pascrell Denounces Republican Attacks

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) denounced concerted attacks by congressional Republicans on Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). “By deliberately trafficking in lies, Republicans are themselves ginning up the same bigotry they purport to abhor and raising the likelihood of violence against elected officials. No one should be fooled by these smears. Following Trump’s playbook, my colleagues are... Read more »

Pascrell Applauds Subpoenaing of Trump Tax Returns

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) reacted to House Ways and Means Charmain Richard Neal’s (D-MA-01) decision to issue subpoenas for the Trump Tax Returns. "This move is necessary only because Trump, Mnuchin, and Rettig have signaled their disdain for our laws over and over again. Chairman Neal is upholding the sacred prerogative of the Article I branch against a regime openly hostile t... Read more »

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