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Pascrell Offers Testimony in Support of Traumatic Brain Injury Programs

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the co-chairman Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, today offered testimony to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health as the panel held a hearing on his legislation, H.R. 7208, the bipartisan Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act. Pascrell recently introduced the measure with his task force co-chair,…

Pascrell Announces $3.1 Million for St. Joseph’s Hospital

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $3,125,845.45 to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through New Jersey, St. Joseph’s implemented emergency protective measures to combat the spread of the virus. The federal award announced today will reimburse the hospital for expenses…

Pascrell Calls for Vote on Historic Senate Aid Package

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today called on the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives to allow the chamber to vote on a $95 billion package of aid for Ukraine, Taiwan, Israel, and humanitarian assistance that passed the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly. “A majority of the Senate supports meeting our security commitments and a majority of the House does too,” said…

Pascrell Praises Government Accountability Report on IRS Wealthy Tax Audits

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today highlighted a new report issued at his request by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) discussing audits of rich tax cheats and ways to improve tax compliance among America’s wealthiest citizens.  “The end of America’s unfair two-tier tax system demands…

Pascrell Privacy Protection Bill Becomes Law

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act (H.R. 1568) has been signed into law by President Joe Biden. The legislation requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection to remove personally identifiable information (PII) from cargo manifests before public disclosure. An individual’s PII can range from addresses and birthdates to…

Pascrell Blasts Supplemental Funding Politicized by Republicans

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today commented on the House of Representatives’ rejection of a standalone aid package to Israel missing any humanitarian funding to Gaza, support for Ukraine, funding for non-profit security grants, and other components. “My heart breaks for the innocent lives being lost in this war and I will not vote for any aid package like this that does not…

Pascrell Praises Biden Sanctions on Individuals Involved in West Bank Violence

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today issued the following statement in support of President Biden’s executive order to sanction individuals involved in violence in the West Bank: “President Biden is right to impose these financial and travel sanctions. Physical violence, destruction of property, and other misbehavior committed by these individuals against their Palestinian…

Pascrell, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Designating January as Muslim-American Heritage Month

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As the month of January concludes, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has joined his House and Senate colleagues in introducing a House resolution to officially recognize January as Muslim-American Heritage Month. The resolution calls for a month-long celebration of the countless achievements of Muslim Americans and highlights the invaluable contributions the Muslim community has…

Pascrell Reacts to Richard Berdnik Passing

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on the passing of Passaic County Sherriff Richard Berdnik. “I am shocked at Richard Berdnik’s death. I am still processing this and waiting to learn more details. I am thinking and praying for his family and the Passaic Sheriff’s Department. I cannot believe this right now."

Pascrell Mourns Lauren Murphy

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement mourning the passing of Lauren Murphy. “Lauren Murphy loved Clifton and Passaic County and dedicated her life to making our community better. She helped countless local residents get a leg up at the Board of Social Services and as Director of the One Stop Career Center. Her sense of civic charity to her neighbors in…

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