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Pascrell Echoes Biden Hitting Big Oil Greedy Gas Gouging

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight this afternoon praised President Biden’s calling out Big Oil companies’ greedy gas gouging of American drivers. “President Biden hit the nail on the head: you can draw a direct line from high gas prices at the pump to greedy gouging by Big Oil executives,” said Chairman Pascrell.…

Titus, Pascrell Lead Colleagues Seeking to End Deadly Crime Gun Tracing Backlog

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U.S. Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV-01) and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today led 23 House members highlighting the devastating backlog in tracing guns used in crimes. Under an archaic law protected at the behest of the NRA, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) is blocked from electronically searching for the records of crime guns, impeding local law enforcement agencies across the…

Pascrell Berates Republican Vow to Destroy U.S. Economy Social Security and Medicare are Gutted

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today assailed public promises by House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy and other top Republicans to breach the debt ceiling and topple the entire U.S. economy unless their demands to gut Social Security and Medicare are met, should Republicans seize power in the midterm elections. “The Republican Party is openly promising to topple the entire…

Pascrell Op-ed: Oil Companies Need to Stop Screwing New Jersey Drivers

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, this weekend published an op-ed in the Bergen Record of New Jersey calling out Big Oil companies rampantly gouging American drivers and spiking the price of gas across the country and blasting Republicans in Congress for blocking legislation to stop gouging. All year, Pascrell has…

Pascrell Announces Nearly $1 Million in Federal Awards to Protect North Jersey Schools

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U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Co-Chair of the Congressional Law Enforcement Caucus, announced today that the Department of Justice has awarded $500,000 and $499,980 in school safety grants to Fort Lee School District and Secaucus School District, respectively. Awarded under the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP), these federal funds will allow schools to implement…

Pascrell Applauds Historic Israel-Lebanon Agreement

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) this morning celebrated the historic maritime agreement signed by the governments of Israel and Lebanon. “I applaud the governments of Israel and Lebanon on this historic occasion,” said Rep. Pascrell. “Their work together will promote regional integration that provides for more stability in the region and lower the likelihood of strife and…

Pascrell, Amodei Call for Proclamation of October as Italian American Heritage Month

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mark E. Amodei (R-NV-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Italian-American Delegation, introduced of a resolution in the House of Representatives to establish October as Italian and Italian-American Heritage Month. The resolution is cosponsored by U.S. Reps. Tom Suozzi (D-NY-03), Andrew Garbarino (R-NY-02), Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ-06),…

Pascrell Blasts Damning Report of Systemic IRS Failings

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today blasted Internal Revenue Service (IRS) leadership following findings by the below Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reports that the agency approved four-out-of-five fake charities that applied for tax exempt status.  “The findings by TIGTA are…

Pascrell Demands Answers from NFL on Head Injury to Miami Quarterback Tua

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the founder of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force,  is today demanding answers on the severe head injury to Miami Dolphins star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa just four days after he likely sustained another head injury. In a letter to National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell and Miami Dolphins…

Pascrell and DeLauro Push Urgent Action to Protect American Jobs and Supply Chains

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today urged the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to move swiftly to protect American jobs and supply chains and enact their watershed legislation, the National Critical Capabilities Defense Act (NCCDA), submitting an official joint statement into the record for the committee’s hearing on “Examining…

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