In the wake of two more deadly college campus shootings Friday, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined a proposal by Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) to form the Congressional Black Caucus Task Force to End Gun Violence.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after co-sponsoring the King-Thompson Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act (H.R. 1217) to expand the existing background check system to cover all commercial firearm sales, including those at gun sales, over the internet, or in classified ads.
Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce Up to $3M in Federal Funding to Support Minority Students Pursuing STEM Careers at Bloomfield College
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, today announced that Bloomfield College has been awarded up to $3 million over the next five years in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) competitive grant program to expand and promote college success of African-American and other underrepresented students pursuing careers in the high-demand fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Payne, Lance Lead Group of 94 House Members in Urging CMS to Protect Access to Live-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screenings
A bipartisan group of 94 House members, led by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), sent a letter to the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Andrew Slavitt, expressing concerns about proposed cuts in Medicare payments for colorectal cancer screenings and colonoscopies.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) is one of 147 House members who sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner demanding consideration of gun violence prevention legislation that addresses the “national epidemic” of gun violence “without infringing on Constitutionally guaranteed rights.”
Today, the Committee on Homeland Security passed, with bipartisan support, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) legislation to strengthen collaboration between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, which advises the TSA on security matters.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) attended and delivered remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Prudential’s new 20-story, 740,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Newark.
Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce $4.4M COPS Grants to Enhance Public Safety in NJ, East Orange, Essex County, Jersey City
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, today announced $4,357,166 in federal funding to put more police officers on the streets and enhance narcotics and gang enforcement operations.
Payne, Congressional Steel Caucus Call on Obama to Address Long-Standing Steel Issues with Chinese President
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy, Vice Chairman Pete Visclosky, and 66 other Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus, called on President Obama to address long-standing steel issues with Chinese President Xi during his visit to the United States.
Payne Announces $600K Grant for Bloomfield College to Provide STEM Educational Opportunities for African Americans
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that Bloomfield College has been awarded funding under the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program to increase its capacity to promote the postsecondary success of African American and other high-need STEM and Science Education students.