Press Releases

Mar 4, 2015

Payne Facilitates Meeting Between Newark Officials and U.S. Department of Education Senior Staff

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today facilitated a meeting between Newark leaders, including New Jersey State Senator Ronald Rice, and senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education to discuss concerns about the One Newark Plan and Newark school chief Cami Anderson.

Mar 3, 2015

Payne Statement on House Passage of Clean DHS Funding Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a clean, full-year funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

Mar 3, 2015

Payne Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with Congressmen Charlie Dent (PA-15), Joe Courtney (CT-2), and Michael Fitzpatrick (PA-8), today introduced The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, bipartisan legislation that would remove financial barriers to life-saving colorectal cancer screenings and treatment for Medicare beneficiaries.

Mar 3, 2015

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Pallone, Pascrell, Sires Announce Nearly a Half-Billion in USDOT Grants for NJ Sandy Recovery, Resilience

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressmen Frank Pallone (NJ-06), Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Albio Sires (NJ-08), announced a combined $458,635,200 in federal Sandy relief grants from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to rebuild and make New Jersey’s transit network more resilient to future natural disasters.

Mar 2, 2015

Payne Statement on Netanyahu Speech to Congress

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today made the following statement ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday.

Mar 2, 2015

Payne Applauds Presidential Proclamation Designating March 2015 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Issues: Health Care

Today Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) applauded President Barack Obama for issuing a Presidential Proclamation designating March 2015 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Mar 2, 2015

Payne Calls on House Republicans to Pass Clean DHS Bill Tonight

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after House Republicans failed to pass a three-week extension for funding of the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 27, 2015

Payne Introduces Resolution Designating March 2015 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today introduced a resolution to designate March 2015 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Feb 19, 2015

Payne Statement on 2015 Health Care Enrollment Numbers for New Jersey

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement on the Affordable Care Act’s 2015 open enrollment numbers.

Feb 13, 2015

Payne Calls On Congress To Pass A Clean DHS Funding Bill

On the House floor this morning, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) urged House Republicans to work with Democrats to pass a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

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