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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 »

Rep. Pascrell Statement on Updated CBO Score for Healthcare Bill

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Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Budget and Ways and Means Committees, released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released an updated report on the consequences of the Republican's House-passed American Health Care Act. "The Congressional Budget Office's report confirmed why Republicans pushed their terrible health care bill thr... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell Statement on Trump Budget Proposal

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Today, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09), member of the House Budget and Ways and Means Committees, issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2018 budget request. "President Trump has proposed a budget more cruel and extreme than I have ever seen during my time in the Congress. In total, this budget proposal would cut more than $1 trillion from important safety-net programs ... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell Statement Pulling of Republican Health Plan

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U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in response to pulling the vote on the Republican health care proposal. "As this rushed process unfolded, it became clear that Republicans could not present workable health care policies but instead were constructing an incoherent hodgepodge of proposals," Rep. Pascrell s... Read more »

Pascrell Statement on New CBO Score & Delay on Republican Health Plan

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U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in response to the postponement of the vote on Republican health care proposal, and the new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) scoring on the bill including the Manager's Amendment. "When your initial plan causes 24 million Americans to go without health care coverage, you... Read more »

Rep. Pascrell Responds to President Trump's Budget Proposal

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U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the Ways and Means and Budget Committees, released the following statement regarding the proposed budget blueprint issued by President Trump today. "This budget makes severe, draconian, and needless cuts to programs Americans rely on every day – from support for clean air and safe water, to promoting diplomacy abroad, to medical research, ... Read more »

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