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Neal, Pascrell Applaud IRS for Tireless Work Distributing Stimulus Checks

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) released the following statement applauding the Internal Revenue Service’s work sending out the stimulus checks and supplemental payments to Americans in need: “Millions of Americans are depending on these direct stimulus payments, and we are glad to hear that v... Read more »

Pascrell Announces $3.7M American Rescue Plan Grant for Paterson Community Health Center

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced today that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $3,702,250 to the Paterson Community Health Center to assist the center in providing primary health care to low-income Paterson residents. Funding for the grant was provided by President Biden’s landmark American Rescue Plan, which Rep. Pascrell helped pass earlier this month. “... Read more »

Pascrell, Kelly, Eshoo, McKinley Lead Legislation to Reform Nursing Home Care

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As the pandemic has unleashed unfathomable death on the residents of nursing homes, today U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) is leading bipartisan legislation to protect long-term care residents and strengthen facility accountability. In sum, more than 500 facilities nationwide have consistently failed to meet federal safety and care requirements. Of these 500, only a select few are chosen for... Read more »

Higgins, Pascrell Hail IRS Move to Allow Americans to Keep Full Stimulus Payments

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U.S. Reps. Brian Higgins (D-NY-26), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, and Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Subcommittee on Oversight, today celebrated a decision by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to allow recipients of stimulus checks under the CARES Act to enjoy their full stimulus award. Under the IRS’s move, Americans who claim the R... Read more »

Pascrell Votes for Historic American Rescue Plan

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted emphatically for passage of the American Rescue Plan, comprehensive relief and stimulus legislation put forth by Democrats to confront the dual threats of the continuing pandemic and its economic fallout. “At moments of enormous national crisis, government has risen to the moment. The American Rescue Plan does so once more,” said Rep. Pascrell. “T... Read more »

Pascrell Announces Major Federal Aid for Fire Departments in Covid Relief Bill

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and his Democratic colleagues passed the American Rescue Plan, comprehensive relief and stimulus legislation that will combat the dual threats of the pandemic and its economic fallout. Co-sponsored by Pascrell, the legislation provides an additional $300 million for federal fire services grants in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 to help America’s fire department... Read more »

Pascrell, Menendez, Sherrill Urge Restoration of Nursing Home Protections Revoked by Trump

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11) and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) today urged the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to restore Obama administration protections of senior citizens in long-term care facilities. “We ask that CMS take administrative action to protect older Americans in long-term... Read more »

Pascrell, McHenry Reintroduce Legislation to Encourage Medical Supplies Made in America

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Patrick McHenry (R-NC-10) today re-introduced their American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act. As the United States has contended with devastating shortages since the beginning of the pandemic, this bipartisan legislation will help end America’s over-reliance on personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies from China and other foreign nations. ... Read more »

Pascrell Supports Historic Stimulus

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in favor of H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan, comprehensive relief and stimulus legislation put forth by Democrats to confront the dual threats of the continuing pandemic and its economic fallout. “At few moments in American history has decisive action been more necessary. Americans have awarded Democrats with full control of the government to ... Read more »

Neal, Pascrell Praise Biden Administration’s Decision to Deliver Masks to Communities Hit Hard by the Pandemic

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Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) applauded the Biden Administration’s announcement of urgent actions to deliver masks to communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We applaud the Biden Administration’s efforts to make masks more easily available to communities most impacted by the pandemic,” sai... Read more »

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