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Pascrell, Doggett Demand Answers in Illegal Voter Bribery Card Scheme

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, and Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35), the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Health, today wrote to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding urgent answers on a purported Trump administration scheme to send prescription drug discount cards to seniors before the el... Read more »

Pascrell Excoriates Trump Scheme to Destroy Social Security

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Pascrell Statement on President Trump’s Prescription Drug Price Proposal

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U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) issued the following statement on President Trump’s proposal to address the high price of prescription drugs: “Yet again we see that this administration's stock in trade is breaking promises. After making repeated guarantees to push Medicare to negotiate drug prices, Donald Trump is showing he never had any intention of doing anything meaningful to ... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell Statement on Trump Budget Proposal

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Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), New Jersey’s only member of the House Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement on President Trump’s FY19 budget request: “President Trump’s budget is a sad joke,” said Rep. Pascrell. “Slashing the federal budget in the name of deficit reduction rings hollow when the Trump Administration championed a deficit-busting $1.5 trill... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell Statement on Lack of Bipartisanship in Republican Continuing Resolution

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Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) issued the following statement today following the passage of a continuing resolution that funds the government into mid-January.. "Today the House of Representatives adjourned for the holidays without finding any resolution to a whole host of issues that are critically important to Americans. Republican House leadership decided not to engage Democratic membe... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell: Tax Bill Rewards Donors & Trump Family

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), member of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Republican tax bill conference report. "Tax reform should be an opportunity to set a framework in which all Americans are treated fairly, rewarded for their work, and invested in as human capital. Instead, the tax bill Republ... Read more »

Governor-elect Murphy, N.J. House Democrats Denounce GOP Tax Plan

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NEWARK, N.J. – Today, Governor-elect Phil Murphy and Democratic members of the New Jersey House delegation discussed the impact of the House Republican’s tax plan on New Jersey. The plan is estimated to cost many New Jersey families thousands of dollars a year. A total of 1.8 million New Jersey households deduct a cumulative $17 billion in state income or sales taxes from their federal taxes. Thos... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell: GOP Tax Bill is a Middle Class Tax Increase

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Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, led the charge for Democrats in their opposition to the Ryan-McConnell tax bill. The House Ways and Means Committee began its markup for the Republican tax bill, which will continue today (WATCH LIVE). Changes to House tax bill on child care benefits, credits (Associated Press / Washington Post) Co... Read more »

Booker, Pascrell Introduce Legislation to Support Family Caregivers

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Today, U.S. Senator Cory Booker and U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr (NJ-09) introduced legislation that would provide informal, unpaid family caregivers resources and support to help in providing quality care for their loved ones. “As the health coverage for millions of Americans continues to hang in the balance, we must do all we can to support the most vulnerable among us and those who car... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell Statement on CBO Score for Senate Health Care Bill

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Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in response to the report by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on the Senate Trumpcare bill. "Strike three. After issuing two devastating analyses of two different House bills, today’s nonpartisan CBO analysis found that the Senate bill repealing and ‘re... Read more »

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