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Feb 2, 2016 |

Lawmakers ask: Where is N.J.'s homeland security money?

A bipartisan group of New Jersey's federal lawmakers have asked the Homeland Security Department to explain why the state's federal grants are shrinking.

Feb 2, 2016 |

Newark health center opens to serve residents affected by hospital's closure

Issues: Health Care

Nearly eight years since Newark's Saint James Hospital was shut down, elected officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center designed to serve residents affected by the hospital's closure.

Feb 2, 2016 | PolitickerNJ

Lawmakers from All Levels Rally around St. James Health Center Opening

Issues: Health Care

Democratic lawmakers this morning cut the ribbon on a new federally qualified health center that will expand health services in the Ironbound neighborhood thanks in part to $600,000 in Affordable Care Act (ACA) dollars.

Feb 1, 2016 | NJTV

Debate Continues Over Planned Parenthood Funding

Advocates took aim at the upcoming congressional vote to cut federal funding for women’s reproductive health.

Feb 1, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

Donald Payne Jr. speaks at Temple Beth-El Martin Luther King Jr. service

Speaking to a crowd of people of varying religious and racial backgrounds Friday night, Rep. Donald Payne called for more interaction and dialogue between the Jewish and African-American communities.

Feb 1, 2016 | C-SPAN

Representative Donald Payne on the State of the Union

Representative Donald Payne, Jr. speaks about gun violence prevention following President Obama's State of the Union address and also reacts to Governor Chris Christie's comments comparing President Obama to a "petulant child."

Feb 1, 2016 | PolitickerNJ

Payne, Jr. Joins Letter to President Denouncing DHS-Led Immigration Raids

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined 145 of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, including every Democratic member of New Jersey’s delegation, in sending a letter to President Obama calling for an end to unnecessary raids of Central American refugees across the nation.

Jan 13, 2016 |

N.J. lawmakers to Obama: Let's work together

Here's what New Jersey lawmakers had to say about the State of the Union address.

Jan 13, 2016 | The Star-Ledger

Payne: Keep guns from dangerous individuals with gun buyback program | Opinion

Gun violence is an epidemic that impacts every community in America, including right here in New Jersey. While we can never fully eliminate gun violence, there are steps we can take to save lives.

Dec 22, 2015 | TAP into Montclair

Maximum Monthly Commuter Tax Benefit for Transit Riders Increased

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) made an appearance at New Jersey Transit’s (NJT) Walnut Station in Montclair on Monday to urge transit commuters to take advantage of new federal tax benefits to help pay the cost of rising bus and train fares.