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Pascrell Announces $180K Law Enforcement Grant for City of Passaic

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Continuing his longstanding fight to secure federal resources for community safety, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced today that the City of Passaic has been awarded $180,339 in federal Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program (Byrne JAG) funding. Rep. Pascrell spearheaded efforts in Congress to prevent the Trump a... Read more »

Pascrell, Menendez, Booker Announce Major Federal Investment in Teterboro

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee who served for a decade on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and Sens. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award a contract for the construction of a new air traffic control tower at Teterboro Airport. Walsh Construc... Read more »

Pascrell Reacts to Devastating Whistleblower Account

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted gravely to the release of a whistleblower’s report on Donald Trump’s pattern of corruption stemming from a July 25, 2019 phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. “The brave whistleblower’s letter will go down as one of the most explosive documents in our national history. The whistleblower details a chief executive operating as two... Read more »

Pascrell Praises Universal Postal Union Agreement

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today signaled strong approval of a deal struck between the United States and other nations that will keep America in the Universal Postal Union (UPU) which helps maintain low postal rates between nations. “I am very pleased the United States has reached a deal to remain a member of the Universal Postal Union. This deal ensures American manufacturers, busines... Read more »

Pascrell Supports SAFE Banking Act

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) voted in favor of H.R.1595, the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act. Co-sponsored by Rep. Pascrell, the legislation was approved by the House and would allow marijuana-related businesses in states like New Jersey with existing regulatory structures to access the banking system. “Our federal banking laws were created to assist law enforcement... Read more »

Pascrell Warns Withdrawal From Universal Postal Union Will Cause Chaos, Skyrocketing Rates

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted to emergency meetings being held in Geneva today as the Trump administration threatens to pull the United States out of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which helps maintain low postal rates between nations. “Our postal service is world-class because we work hand in hand with the international community. Quitting the Universal Postal Union woul... Read more »

Pascrell Statement on Movement Toward Trump Impeachment Inquiry

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today reacted to continued movement in the U.S. House of Representatives to open an impeachment inquiry into the corruption of Donald Trump. “The House membership did not want to arrive at this moment. Our bar was high. But Donald Trump’s decision to extort a stalwart ally to smear an American political leader and meddle in our elections is banana republicani... Read more »

Pascrell Announces $229K Federal Grant for Bergen County Firefighters

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $229,090 in federal Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to the Fort Lee and Little Ferry fire departments. Established through Rep. Pascrell’s FIRE Act, the AFG program provides direct support to eligible fire departments to help them... Read more »

Pascrell, Bacon, Hassan, Capito Introduce Resolution Declaring Concussion Awareness Day

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Don Bacon (R-NE-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Traumatic Brain Injury Task Force, introduced H.Res 567, a bipartisan resolution in the House of Representatives recognizing September 20 as Concussion Awareness Day. Companion legislation was introduced in the Senate by Senators Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV). “Fr... Read more »

Pascrell Announces $10K Federal Grant for Secaucus Firefighters

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a $10,186 federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Secaucus Fire Department. Established through Rep. Pascrell’s FIRE Act, the AFG program provides direct support to eligible fire departments to help them meet the demanding a... Read more »

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