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Pascrell Secures $700K Federal Grant to Establish Crime Gun Intelligence Center in Paterson

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a $700,000 federal grant to the Paterson Police Department to establish a Crime Gun Intelligence Center in the Silk City. Today’s grant is part of DOJ’s Local Law Enforcement Crime Gun Intelligence Center Integration Initiative, which h...

First Responders Celebrate Pascrell’s Benefits Bill, $4.2 Million in Law Enforcement Grants

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today joined with police and fire officials, union representatives, and local leaders to announce two milestone achievements for America’s first responders. The group celebrated the signing into law of Rep. Pascrell’s Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021 (PAFRA), which significantly improves federal death and disability benefits for first respond...

Pascrell and Blumenauer Seek Answers if Mail Delays Hurt Customs and Border Protection

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Trade, have asked to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess how continuing systemic mail delays at the United States Postal Service (USPS) may impact CBP operations and the disbursement of overpayments of duties...

Pascrell Hails Removal of Postal Board Chairman Ron Bloom

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) this morning celebrated reports that President Biden would not renominate United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors Chairman Ron Bloom. Rep. Pascrell had spoken in recent weeks with the President on the imperative of ousting Mr. Bloom. “Today the President took a big move towards rebuilding America’s Post Office. Ron Bloom has been an enabler and...

Pascrell Votes for Historic Biden Build Back Better Bill

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in favor of the Build Back Better Act, the most expansive positive government investment in its citizens since the New Deal and the Great Society. Rep. Pascrell gave a fiery speech yesterday in favor of the Build Back Better Act on the floor of the House. “Last November, the American people put Democrats in charge to raise this nation from its kne...

Reps. Pascrell, Suozzi, Gottheimer, Sherrill Joint Statement on Passing SALT Relief in Build Back Better Act

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), Tom Suozzi (NY-03), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), and Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement on passing critical SALT relief in the Build Back Better Act: “Today, we voted to finally fix the harmful State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction cap and cut taxes for middle class families. Since it was implemented in the 2017 Republican Tax...

Pascrell, Grassley First Responder Bill Signed into Law at White House

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus and Congressional Fire Services Caucus, and U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today celebrated the signing into law of their Protecting America’s First Responders Act of 2021 (PAFRA) at the White House by President Biden. At the ceremony, the Federal Offic...

Neal, Davis, and Pascrell Applaud HHS Reversal of Discriminatory Trump-Era Foster Care Policy

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Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL), and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) released following statement after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced it will revoke Trump Administration state waivers that permitted discrimination within the child welfare sy...

Pascrell, Biden Announce $4.2 Million for Passaic County Police Departments

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded $3,772,096 in Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grants to the City of Paterson and $500,000 to Prospect Park. These major federal grants will support the hiring of 20 new police officers in Paterson and four in Prospect Park. President Biden made today’s grant announcement ...

Pascrell, Doggett Ask if Mail Delays Negatively Impact Medicare and Medicaid Beneficiaries

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, today asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to assess how systemic mail delays at the United States Postal Service (USPS) may impact CMS operations and services for Americans. ...

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