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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 »

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