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Bill Pascrell, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: William 'Bill' J. Pascrell, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elsie; 3 Children: William III, Glenn, David
Birth Date: 01/25/1937
Birth Place: Paterson, NJ
Home City: Paterson, NJ
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans & Armed Forces
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Healthcare
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
June 24, 2014 Pascrell's Traumatic Brain Injury Act Passes House Unanimously
June 24, 2014 Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2014
June 3, 2014 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Jan. 27, 2014 NFL Endorses Menendez, Pascrell Bill to Help Protect Student-Athletes from Head Injuries
Jan. 16, 2014 Pascrell Lauds Public Safety, TBI Funding in Federal Spending Plan
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Dec. 30, 2013 Rep. Pascrell Announces $22 Million Awarded to New Jersey to Support Children's Healthcare
Dec. 16, 2013 House Votes to Include Pascrell TBI Amendment in FY 2014 Defense Reauthorization Bill
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. Pascrell Announces Federal ACA Grant to Paterson Community Health Center
Dec. 11, 2013 Pascrell's Traumatic Brain Injury Act Approved in House Energy & Commerce Committee
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Sept. 17, 2013 Menendez, Pascrell Reintroduce ConTACT ACT to help protect student athletes from the dangers of sports-related concussions
July 25, 2013 Rep. Pascrell Announces $500,000 HHS Grant to Teaneck-Based Circulite
July 24, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
June 17, 2013 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 3, 2013 Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013
May 22, 2013 Rep. Pascrell Introduces Legislation Requiring Stronger Standards for Youth Football Helmets
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
March 13, 2013 Pascrell, Rooney Announce Reauthorization of Traumatic Brain Injury Act
March 7, 2013 Pascrell, Rooney to Chair Brain Injury Task Force
Feb. 1, 2013 Rep. Pascrell Announces Federal Approval For NJHA To Expand Promising Effort To Reduce Healthcare Costs
July 29, 2012 North Jersey - Health Care Act: Long Needed, Much Overdue
July 19, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2013
June 7, 2012 Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012
May 30, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012
April 12, 2012 Rep. Pascrell Applauds Pentagon's Reported Improved Diagnostic Efforts for Soldiers with TBI
March 23, 2012 Congressman Pascrell Observes 2nd Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act by Thanking All Who Helped Achieve Passage of the Landmark Health Care Reform Legislation
March 22, 2012 Representative Pascrell Opposes IPAB Repeal at the Cost of Patient Protections Against Malpractice
March 21, 2012 Representative Pascrell Introduces Legislation to Expand Federal Provisions to Help People with Trauma Brain Injuries
March 12, 2012 Rep. Pascrell Applauds Release of HHS Regulations Enabling States to Set Up Health Insurance Exchanges
Feb. 1, 2012 Fiscal Responsibility and Retirement Security Act of 2011
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 27, 2011 3 Percent Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Co-Chairmen Murray and Hensarling of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Oct. 7, 2011 Rep Pascrell Applauds Key Institute of medicine Report Recommenation to Help Close Treatment Gap for Brain Injury Patients
Sept. 27, 2011 Rep. Pascrell, Sen. Mendendez Announce CDC Will Create Guidelines to Protect Student Athletes from Sports Related Traumatic Brain Injuries
Sept. 27, 2011 Rep. Pascrell, Sen. Menendez Announce CDC Will Create Guidelines To Protect Student-Athletes From Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to Dr. Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Aug. 15, 2011 Rep. Pascrell Applauds Affordable Care Act Helping to Deliver More Than $700,000 in Federal Aid to the N.J. Department of Health and Senior Services
Aug. 11, 2011 Pascrell Announces $3.7 Million from the Federal Ryan White Program for Support Services for People Living with HIV or AIDS
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
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