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Wednesday | The Paramus Post

Rep. Pascrell Calls for Robust Transportation Funding

Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. , a member of the House Ways and Means and Budget Committees, called for more robust transportation funding ahead of tomorrow's Ways and Means markup of a $10.5 billion, eight-month transportation funding extension.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Paramus Post

Rep. Pascrell Fights for Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. was joined by New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Bracken at DriTac Flooring Products, Inc., a manufacturing facility in Clifton, to outline legislation that will reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States , whose charter is set to expire in September.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Clifton, NJ

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Paramus Post

Congressman Pascrell's F.I.R.E. ACT Delivers $627,904 to Moonachie, Clifton Fire Departments

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. today announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded new federal FIRE Assistance to Firefighters Grants to the Moonachie Fire Department in the amount of $279,604 and to the Clifton Fire Department in the amount of $348,300.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Moonachie, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Clifton, NJ

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Christie booed off stage by Paterson teachers as he swears in city's new mayor

Teachers from the Paterson school district shout at Gov. Chris Christie during today's swearing-in ceremony for Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jersey City, NJ

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Paramus Post

Rep. Pascrell Reaction to President's Immigration Remarks

Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. issued the following statement in reaction to President Obama's remarks this afternoon on comprehensive immigration reform: "Today President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to fixing our nation's broken immigration system.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Paramus Post

Pascrell Statement on Discovery of Bodies of Three Israeli Teenagers

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. today released the following statement regarding the discovery of the bodies of three Israeli teenagers, one of whom is also an American citizen, that were kidnapped in the West Bank several weeks ago: "It's brings me deep sadness to learn of the tragic ending to the three missing Israeli teenagers, who have been the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Fri Jun 27, 2014

NorthJersey.com

The Record: House agreement

IT'S HARD to get Congress to accomplish anything these days, so it was encouraging to see two members of the New Jersey delegation successfully push bills through the House.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Life, Veteran Affairs, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Republican, Representative Thomas Rooney, Opinion

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Paramus Post

Rep. Pascrell Releases Latest Edition of 'To the Point'

U.S. Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. today released the latest installment of "To the Point", an issues-oriented television program hosted by Rep. Pascrell in which he sits down with prominent figures from across the region for an in-depth discussion of the issues most important to the families of New Jersey's Ninth Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Paterson, NJ

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Obama plan for Sandy aid disappoints N.J. lawmakersObama plan for...

Obama plan for Sandy aid disappoints N.J. lawmakers NJ lawmakers disappointed by Obama plan to allow other states to compete for Sandy relief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, Frank Pallone, US Senate, Keansburg, NJ, New Jersey

Wed Jun 18, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Change to Sandy aid mollifies Menendez

Sen. Bob Menendez said his protest over the possible diversion of Superstorm Sandy funds got results, even though it has not stopped the plan to send part of the money outside the region.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Frank Pallone, Weather

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Bacteria Proposed for River Cleanup

A decadeslong fight over cleaning up one of the nation's most contaminated riverbeds has posed a difficult question: how to safely remove enough toxic material from New Jersey's Passaic River to fill two MetLife Stadiums.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, New Jersey, Passaic, NJ, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Newark, NJ

Sat Jun 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

N.J. congressman makes plea to privatize some VA health services

A congressman who represents southern New Jersey pitched a plan Friday to privatize some veterans health care services to grant better access for his constituents, a plan that got a lukewarm reception among North Jersey vets.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Scott Garrett, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, New Jersey, Life, Veteran Affairs, Orange, NJ

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Paramus Post

Pascrell, Menendez, Booker Announce Major Grant to Paterson Fire Department

In continuing their efforts to ensure our nation's first responders have the resources they need to protect our communities, today U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. and U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker announced that the Department of Homeland Security has awarded a new federal FIRE Assistance to Firefighters Grant to the Paterson Fire ... (more)

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Menendez, US Senate, Cory Booker, Fire

The Paramus Post

Rep. Pascrell Renews Call for Increased Awareness of Domestic Terror Threats

Following this weekend's tragic shooting in Las Vegas, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. , an original member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, today wrote to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson urging DHS to renew their efforts to monitor and counter the threat of domestic extremism.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Las Vegas, NV, Terrorism

Tue Jun 10, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Long waits for VA appointments typical for many North Jersey veterans

A North Jersey military veteran seeking a specialist appointment for the first time has had to wait nearly seven weeks to see a Veterans Affairs doctor in the Garden State, according to waiting lists included in a federal audit of VA treatment centers nationwide.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, US News, US Politics, Scott Garrett, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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