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Pascrell, Velázquez Lead New York and New Jersey Colleagues Supporting Harbor and Tributaries Study

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY-07) today led their colleagues in the New York and New Jersey congressional delegations urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to extend the deadline of a water resources management study critical to the region. The approvals for the New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries focus area study are needed to protect trista... Read more »

Pascrell, McHenry Reintroduce Legislation to Encourage Medical Supplies Made in America

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) today re-introduced their American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act. As the United States has contended with devastating shortages since the beginning of the pandemic, this bipartisan legislation will help end America’s over-reliance on personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies from China and other foreign nations. ... Read more »

Pascrell Hails House Passage of Equality Act

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in support of the Equality Act (H.R. 5), comprehensive civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community in employment, education, credit, jury service, federal funding, housing, and public accommodations. "It is abhorrent that in 2021 many states continue to discriminate against LGBTQ Americans. Today ... Read more »

Pascrell Blasts DeJoy, Postal Leadership

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted to a hearing in the House Committee on Oversight and Reform on the United States Postal Service (USPS), renewing his calls for the USPS Board of Governors and DeJoy to be removed from leadership immediately. “I have heard enough from Mr. DeJoy. Tens of millions of Americans don’t need to hear anything more from Mr. DeJoy except news of his remov... Read more »

Pascrell Praises Biden Nominations to Postal Board of Governors

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today celebrated the nominations by President Joe Biden of three new nominees to the United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors to fill existing vacancies. On January 25, 2021, Pascrell became the first member of Congress calling on President Biden to fire the entire Postal Board of Governors. “Our entire country is fed up with the dysfunction and... Read more »

Neal, Pascrell Praise Biden Administration’s Decision to Deliver Masks to Communities Hit Hard by the Pandemic

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Tags: COVID-19

Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) applauded the Biden Administration’s announcement of urgent actions to deliver masks to communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We applaud the Biden Administration’s efforts to make masks more easily available to communities most impacted by the pandemic,” sai... Read more »

Bipartisan W&M Committee Leaders ask IRS to Assist Victims of Identity Theft

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Ranking Member Kevin Brady (R-TX), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), Oversight Subcommittee Ranking Member Mike Kelly (R-PA), Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Ranking Member Jackie Walorski (R-IN) asked the Internal Revenue Servic... Read more »

Neal, Pascrell After IRS Sends Incorrect Notices: “Taxpayers deserve better, and the IRS needs to do better.”

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) questioned why the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) once again sent erroneous notices to taxpayers, causing unnecessary and confusing stress to nearly 260,000 Americans. In a letter to IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, the Chairs called on the agency to stop sending noti... Read more »

Neal, Pascrell Raise Alarms Over Slow Start to 2021 Filing Season

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A week into the most important tax filing season in recent memory, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sounded the alarm over the first set of data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that showed the shortened filing season was already off to a slow start. The troublesome data underscores the Committee’s c... Read more »

Pascrell Opening Statement at Oversight Hearing on Free Tax Prep Services

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Tags: COVID-19

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 “Free Tax Preparation Services During the Pandemic.” Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. Opening Statement Good afternoon and welcome to the first hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee in the 117th Congress.... Read more »

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