Press Releases

Jul 26, 2016

Payne, Jr. Announces $14.6 Million Contract Award for Maintenance Dredging of Newark Bay

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that the Department of the Army has awarded a $14,584,080 contract to DonJon Marine Company, Inc. to perform maintenance dredging of Newark Bay.

Jul 22, 2016

Payne, Jr. Holds Gun Violence Prevention Roundtable in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) welcomed local community leaders and constituents to his Newark District Office for a meeting on gun violence prevention.

Jul 6, 2016

Members of New Jersey Congressional Delegation Call for Increased Security Funding to Guard Against Cyber Threats, Increase Port Security

Members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation, including Rep. Payne, Jr., today called for additional resources to address the security needs of New Jersey communities.

Jul 5, 2016

Payne, Jr. Remarks During Democratic Caucus Floor Action on Gun Violence

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today delivered remarks during the Democratic Caucus’ day of action on the House Floor to demand Republican leaders hold a vote on meaningful, bipartisan legislation to address gun violence. Below are his remarks and a link to the video.

Jul 1, 2016

Payne, Jr. Holds Sit-In to Demand Congress Act on Gun Safety Legislation

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) held a symbolic sit-in in his Newark office with constituents to discuss gun violence and call on House Republicans to hold a vote on bipartisan legislation to address the epidemic.

Jun 29, 2016

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Pallone, Pascrell, Sires, Norcross, Watson Coleman Announce Over $400M in Final Round of NJT, PATH Sandy Relief Grants

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.), and U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone, Jr. (N.J.-06), Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09), Albio Sires (N.J.-08), Donald M. Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10), Donald Norcoss (N.J.-01) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (N.J.-12), today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has awarded a combined $402,592,829 in federal grants to repair damage sustained by New Jersey Transit (NJT) and Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rail systems during Superstorm Sandy.

Jun 29, 2016

Rep. Payne, Jr. to Hold Sit-In to Reduce Gun Violence

Issues: Local Issues

Following the historic 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will hold a symbolic sit-in with constituents to discuss gun violence and call on House Republicans to hold a vote on legislation to address the epidemic.

Jun 23, 2016

Payne, Jr. Remarks at ‘No Bill, No Break’ Sit-In

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke on the House floor as House Democrats staged a sit-in to demand Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence.

Jun 21, 2016

Payne, Jr. Hosts Homeland Security Field Hearing in Jersey City

In the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Belgium that claimed 20 lives, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today hosted a field hearing titled “Protecting our Passengers: Perspectives on Securing Surface Transportation in New Jersey and New York.”

Jun 20, 2016

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Rally for Common Sense Gun Violence Solutions

As the nation continues to grieve in the wake of last week’s deadly terror attack in Orlando, today Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10) rallied in Downtown Newark with U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez (both D-NJ) and Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ-08) along with anti-gun violence advocates, members of law enforcement, LGBT activists, and community leaders in support of common sense solutions that reduce gun violence.

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