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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 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 $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 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 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 »

Pascrell, Menendez Announce $675K Award to Support Firefighters in Englewood, Lyndhurst

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced the awarding of $675,058 in federal aid to the fire departments of Englewood and Lyndhurst. With the $607,658 allocated for Englewood, the city will use these funds for the addition and training of new firefighters. Similarly, the Lyndhurst Fire Departme... Read more »

Pascrell, Gottheimer Announce $45K Federal Grant to Protect Teaneck Firefighters

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Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, and Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ-05) announced the awarding of a $45,409 federal grant to the Teaneck Fire Department. Administered by the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency, this federal award is part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, which pro... Read more »

Pascrell, Local Officials Unveil New Fire Rescue Boat

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, Assemblyman Pedro Mejia, Secaucus Mayor Michael Gonnelli, Secaucus Fire Chief Carl Leppin, and other state and local officials celebrated the unveiling of the Secaucus Fire Department’s brand-new fire rescue boat that will be used to combat fires along the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers. The marine vess... Read more »

Pascrell Announces $290,000 Federal Grant to Protect Paterson Firefighters

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, announced the awarding of a $289,450 federal Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) to the Paterson Fire Department. Administered by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, the AFG program provides direct support to eligible fire departments to help them meet the dem... Read more »

Pascrell, King Resolution Designates September as Campus Fire Safety Month

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Today, U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Peter King (R-NY-02), co-chairs of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, introduced H.Res.528, a resolution designating September as Campus Fire Safety Month to raise awareness about the importance of fire safety on college campuses. “As millions of students are preparing to return to school, now is the ideal time reiterate our commitment to edu... Read more »

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