Press Releases

May 27, 2015

Advisory: Rep. Payne, Jr. to Launch “Jersey Jobs” Tour With Stops in Jersey City

On Thursday, May 28, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will launch his 10th District “Jersey Jobs” tour in Jersey City.

May 20, 2015

House Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne’s Emergency Communications Legislation

Issues: Local Issues

Legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the House Committee on Homeland Security.

May 19, 2015

Payne Statement on Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension.

May 14, 2015

Payne Legislation Passes in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee

Legislation introduced by Rep. Payne, Jr. to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications with unanimous bipartisan support.

May 13, 2015

Payne Statement on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement on the derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia.

May 7, 2015

Payne Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner for New Jersey’s 10th District

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced Alexandra Pozo of Newark’s Arts High School as the 2015 Congressional Art Competition winner from New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

May 7, 2015

Payne Congratulates Robert Cottingham, Jr. On Being Named NJ Minority Small Business Person of the Year

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today congratulated Robert Cottingham, Jr. on being named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2015 New Jersey Minority Small Business Person of the Year.

May 4, 2015

Payne Hosts Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

On May 2, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., in collaboration with representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, hosted an orientation on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s policy designating Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

May 1, 2015

Payne Introduces Legislation to Improve Interoperable Emergency Communications for First Responders

Today Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced the Statewide Interoperable Communications (SWIC) Enhancement Act of 2015, legislation to enable state and local first responders to achieve interoperable emergency communications.

May 1, 2015

Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored the Raise the Wage Act of 2015, legislation to create more opportunities for American families to get ahead by raising the federal minimum wage to $12.00 by the year 2020.

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