In The News
Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. is circulating a Dear Colleague letter asking for signatures from fellow representatives. A letter addressed to President Obama asks him to issue a presidential proclamation designating March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received a delegation of U.S. congressmen on November 25, the Ministry reported. It was reported that bilateral ties between Azerbaijan and U.S. are developing successfully.
New Jersey lawmakers reacted along party lines Thursday to President Barack Obama’s announcement that Americans can keep canceled health insurance policies for a year as companies and consumers adjust to the demands of the Affordable Care Act.
The head of the Transportation Security Administration today assured Congress steps have been taken to prevent the kind of racial profiling that occurred at Newark Liberty International Airport under a controversial TSA behavior detection program.
Lawmakers peppered the head of the Transportation Security Administration with questions Thursday about a screening program that government audits say is little better than random chance at spotting suspicious behavior.
Payne made the following statement on the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s destructive landfall on the state of New Jersey.
Payne joined other New Jersey Democrats, BlueWave of New Jersey, and other proponents of raising the minimum wage in New Jersey from $7.25 to $8.25.
Rep. Donald Payne (D-10) announced his plan to introduce a bill in Congress to fund a study looking into ways to improve and strengthen the nation’s energy, making the announcement in Newark almost exactly a year after Superstorm Sandy left millions of New Jerseyans in the dark for days.
Rep. Donald Payne Jr., D-N.J., 10th District, has requested that the Army Corps of Engineers utilize federal Sandy supplemental funds to conduct a flood study of the controversial Rahway Arch project.
Rep. Payne, Jr. speaks about growing up in a family dedicated to public services as well as discusses what he would like to accomplish in Congress, including job creation, gun safety, and increased security for our communities.