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Menendez, Pascrell Applaud HHS’s Final Rule with Provisions to Increase Funding for NJ Hospitals, Tackle Doctor Shortage

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09), senior members of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees that respectively oversee national health policy, applauded the FY2022 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) final rule that includes provisions from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 pushed by Sen. Menendez and Rep. Pascrell to in...

Pascrell Statement on Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today mourned the death of at least 11 U.S. Marines, a Navy medic and afghan civilians and hundreds injured in a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. “I am devastated by the tragic loss of life, especially the brave U.S. soldiers murdered on a mission to protect others and those who aided our troops. These courageous individuals were murdered by terrorists...

Pascrell and Warren Unveil Political CRIMES Act

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), joined by Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL-05) today unveiled the Political Corruption Review of Infractions for Misconduct by Executive Servants (CRIMES) Act, legislation to strengthen the Hatch Act to better stop the self-enrichment by government officials that was rampant in the Trump regime. “Public servants should not be abl...

Pascrell Supports Budget Resolution

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today supported passage of the budget resolution. Because of the House’s action, Democrats can immediately begin assembling the multi-trillion jobs and families package that is central to President Biden’s historic agenda to rebuild America. “The American people elected President Biden and a Democratic House and Senate to commence the hard task of rebuilding ...

Pascrell Votes for John Lewis Voting Rights Act

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in favor of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. The legislation will reauthorize and reinvigorate the Voting Rights Act as Republican election suppression measures are pushed across the country. H.R. 4 was approved in the House by a 219-212 margin. “John Lewis was my friend for 24 years. The Voting Rights Act was his most sacr...

Pascrell, Neal, Blumenauer, Kildee Statement on Labor Enforcement Action

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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), Trade Subcommittee Chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), and Congressman Dan Kildee (D-MI-05) released the following statement last night on the historic pro-worker election results at the General Motors (GM) auto plant in Mexico: “We welcome today’s election results from ...

Pascrell Proudly Cosponsors John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today announced he is an original cosponsor of H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. The legislation will reauthorize and reinvigorate the Voting Rights Act as Republican ballot suppression measures are pushed across the country. “John Lewis was my friend for 24 years. The Voting Rights Act was his most important legacy and his gift to us,”...

Pascrell Again Calls on Biden to Clean House on Post Office Board

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Highlighting what has been uncovered from various investigations of U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today urgently wrote to President Joe Biden again calling on him to fire all the Trump-appointed members of the United States Postal Service (USPS) Board of Governors to allow the board the opportunity to remove DeJoy and end his destructive leadership of ...

Pascrell Statement on the Fall of Afghanistan

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a veteran of the United States Army and Army National Guard, issued a statement on the fall of the Afghanistan national government and the disintegration of its army to the Taliban. “Twenty years is long time. Millions of Americans have lived their entire lives with America at war. The time to leave has arrived,” said Rep. Pascrell. “Whether because of tacti...

Pascrell Leads Tristate Members Demanding Probe of Airport Concession Ripoffs

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Responding to media reports of outrageous price-gouging of airport food and drink, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Albio Sires (D-NJ-08), Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10), and Gregory Meeks (D-NY-05) today wrote to the Inspector General (IG) of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey calling for an investigation of concessionaire OTG. After the Port Authority called on OTG to audit its p...

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