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… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) has joined leaders in the House of Representatives and Senate calling on the Biden administration to take aggressive steps to safeguard national security and American supply chains. Specifically, the members urge President Biden to issue an Executive Order to protect American workers and advance U.S. economic security interests.
The letter is… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, today praised the Biden administration for its latest trade enforcement action, this time against Panasonic for labor violations against workers and its Reynosa Mexican facility.
“Our trade relationship with Mexico will never be strong unless and until workers’ rights are respected,” said… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today commented on the latest United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) rapid response. The move comes in reaction to rampant collusion and corruption by local Mexican authorities and a sham union at Panasonic plants in Reynosa in the state of Tamaulipas.
“With egregious labor violations continuing in Mexico, there is an unfortunate need to put… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) this afternoon praised an announcement by the U.S. Department of Commerce that it was opening an investigation into evidence of rampant trade violations by Chinese solar energy companies. The announcement follows call by Pascrell to crackdown on trade and energy malfeasance by the Chinese Communist Party and Chinese entities.
“Today’s announcement… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today offered strong support of the House’s swift action to pass H.R. 7108, a bill to suspend permanent normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus. The bill also requires the U.S. Trade Representative to seek suspension of Russia’s participation in the World Trade Organization (WTO) and to halt Belarus’ WTO accession as a member.
“Yesterday, the… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr, (NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, today celebrated the successful Tridonex union election held in Mexico over the weekend.
“The dominos are falling against the corrupt ways of the past. I congratulate the workers at the Tridonex automotive facility who faced great adversity in advance of this vote and found the… Read more »
U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-03), Chairmen of the House Ways and Means Subcommittees on Oversight and Trade, respectively, alongside Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI-05), today released the following joint statement amid reports of worker intimidation ahead of next week’s union election at Tridonex auto parts… Read more »
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today hammered published reports that the Chinese government fell over $200 billion short of its promise to purchase American goods, pursuant to deal signed between Donald Trump and Chinese Communist Party leaders (CCP).
“Once again, the Chinese Communist Party regime lied through its teeth and Donald Trump was conned,” said Rep. Pascrell. “America… Read more »
U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today lauded passage in the House of Representatives of the landmark America COMPETES Act, legislation to counter the rising negative influence of the Chinese Communist Party. On February 2, Pascrell spoke on the floor of the House in favor of the bill.
The COMPETES Act includes Rep. Pascrell’s bipartisan “National Critical Capabilities Defense… Read more »