Press Releases

May 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement in Observance of Memorial Day

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.

May 26, 2017

Payne Urges Christie, NJ Transit, NJDOT to Reconsider Plan to Reroute Midtown Direct Service During Penn Station Repairs

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, sent a letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chair Richard Hammer, and NJ Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro, urging them to reconsider their plan to reroute Midtown Direct service during Amtrak’s New York Penn Station track work this summer.

May 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Announces $3.7 Million in Upward Bound Grants for New Jersey Schools

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the awarding of $3,662,085 in Fiscal Year 2017 grant funding to New Jersey institutions of higher education through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program for pre-college education programs for disadvantage students.

May 25, 2017

NJ House Reps Laud $10M for NJ Transit to Install Positive Train Control

All twelve New Jersey U.S. House Representatives lauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $10 million grant to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to advance its implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) along its rail lines.

May 24, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on New CBO Score of Health Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its analysis of the House-passed version of Trumpcare.

May 24, 2017

Reps. Payne, Ellison, Serrano, Clarke Introduce West African Ebola Relief Act

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) along with Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Jose E. Serrano (D-NY), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) released the following statements after introducing the West African Ebola Relief Act (H.R. 2597).

May 23, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on White House Budget

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement after the White House released its fiscal 2018 budget request.

May 17, 2017

Payne Introduces Resolution to Support Infrastructure Week

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, introduced a resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of May 15 through May 19, 2017, as Infrastructure Week.

May 16, 2017

Payne, Richmond Request Hearings on Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Sector

Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee, and Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA), Ranking Member of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee, sent a letter to Committee on Homeland Security majority requesting hearings on the cybersecurity posture of our healthcare and lifeline sectors in the wake of the worldwide ransomware attacks last week.

May 16, 2017

Payne, Jr.: Jennifer Martinez of Jersey City Wins 2017 Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that Jennifer Martinez of Jersey City Arts High School has been named the overall winner of the 2017 Congressional Art Competition for New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

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