In a statement following the passing of President Nelson Mandela, Rep. Payne, Jr. praises the moral and courageous leadership of President Mandela.
Payne Pushes FEMA to Make Social Media Data More Readable for First Responders During Times of Disaster
U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), sent a bipartisan letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator W. Craig Fugate urging FEMA to adopt open data standards to enhance social media alerts in a disaster situation.
Payne Reacts to President Obama’s Decision to Allow Individuals to Stay on Current Health Care Plans Through 2014
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) encourages individuals to still shop around for affordable insurance despite the President's decision to allow individuals to stay on their current health care plan through 2014.
Payne Presses Administrator Pistole on TSA SPOT Program that Has Led to Racial Profiling at Newark Liberty International Airport
Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. pressed TSA Admin. Pistole on a recent GAO report that concludes that the TSA SPOT program has been ineffective in identifying terrorists, and may have even led to racial profiling, including at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Payne says his heart aches for the loss of a great man, Chairman Phil Thigpen, who was a close, loved one and true guiding force in his life. His deepest condolences go out to the entire Thigpen Family.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement regarding the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted a press conference today to commemorate the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and highlight the need to invest in strengthening our power grid systems to prepare for future disasters and mitigate billions of dollars of costs down the road
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted to open the government and to pay the nation’s bills on time before the October 17 deadline. The continuing resolution to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling passed the House by a vote of 285 to 144.
Payne Announces $1.5 million “PEP grant” to Further Develop Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program in South Orange Maplewood School District
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced today that the South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) was awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP).
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement after the passing of Cary Booker, the father of Newark Mayor Cory Booker.