Press Releases

Apr 28, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of Short-Term Funding Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill, or continuing resolution, to keep the federal government open through May 5.

Apr 25, 2017

House Passes Payne, Jr.’s Homeland Security for Children Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Homeland Security for Children Act (H.R. 1372), legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to incorporate children’s needs into disaster preparedness planning.

Apr 12, 2017

Rep. Payne, Jr.: Spicer Must Go

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments regarding the Holocaust.

Apr 7, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

Apr 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on South Sudan Famine

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on the growing famine in South Sudan, where 100,000 people are at risk of starvation.

Apr 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Rail Disruptions in Northeast Corridor

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement on the recent accidents at New York’s Penn Station.

Apr 4, 2017

Payne, Jr. Marks Equal Pay Day, Cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked Equal Pay Day—the day that symbolizes when, more than three months into the year, women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year—by cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Mar 30, 2017

Payne, Jr. Cosponsors Resolution of Inquiry to Push for Russia Investigation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored a Resolution of Inquiry directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide the Committee on Homeland Security with all information it possesses pertaining to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Mar 28, 2017

Payne, Jr. Priorities Included in Congressional Black Caucus Policy Agenda Delivered to President

Last week, ahead of their meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, the Congressional Black Caucus presented the president with a 130-page policy document titled, “We Have a Lot to Lose: Solutions to Advance Black Families in the 21st Century.” Included in the document are a number of Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) priorities on gun safety reform, testing for lead contamination, colorectal cancer detection, and childhood education.

Mar 24, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement After House Republicans Pull TrumpCare

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after House Republicans pulled their TrumpCare bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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