Press Releases

Jan 13, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on House Vote to Gut the Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after he voted against House passage of S.Con.Res. 3, FY 2017 GOP Budget Resolution, the House Republican bill to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 10, 2017

Payne, Jr. Appointed to House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for 115th Congress

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced his appointment to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for the 115th Congress.

Jan 6, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the shooting at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Jan 6, 2017

Payne, Jr. Highlights New Report Showing ACA Repeal Would Result in New Jersey Losing 86,400 Jobs in 2019 Alone

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that a new report finds that New Jersey would lose 86,400 jobs and the nation overall would lose a total of 2.6 million jobs in 2019 alone as a result of the Republicans’ repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of REINS Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.26, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2017.

Jan 4, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on “Midnight Rules” Legislation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 21, the Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017.

Jan 3, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on GOP Reversing Plan to Destroy Office of Congressional Ethics

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after House Republicans reversed plans to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics.

Jan 3, 2017

Rep. Payne, Jr. Statement on NJ Assembly Passage of Lead Bill

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on New Jersey Assembly passage of A3539, a bill requiring schools to test and remediate lead in drinking water.

Dec 14, 2016

Payne, Jr. Announces $2.3M Federal Grant to East Orange Child Development Corporation

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $2,262,719 to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs at the East Orange Child Development Corporation.

Dec 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Congratulates Winner of 2016 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Payne, Jr. announced the winner of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

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