Press Releases

Aug 19, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Fatal Bus Crash in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on the fatal NJ Transit bus crash in Newark, New Jersey that killed one person and injured at least 19 others.

Aug 18, 2016

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Announce Nearly $6M to Hire Firefighters, Strengthen Public Safety in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. and Albio Sires today announced that Newark Fire Department is receiving nearly $6 million in federal funding to hire full-time firefighters and help strengthen the department's ability to effectively respond to local fire emergencies, protect high-risk populations and decrease firefighter injuries.

Aug 12, 2016

Payne, Jr. Celebrates 81st Anniversary of Social Security Being Signed into Law

Issues: Seniors

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement marking the 81st anniversary of the enactment of the Social Security program, signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on August 14, 1935.

Aug 5, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement marking the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, signed into law on August 6, 1965.

Aug 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Congratulates New Citizens at Naturalization Ceremony in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) delivered the keynote address welcoming 71 new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony in Newark hosted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Jul 26, 2016

Payne, Jr. Announces $14.6 Million Contract Award for Maintenance Dredging of Newark Bay

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that the Department of the Army has awarded a $14,584,080 contract to DonJon Marine Company, Inc. to perform maintenance dredging of Newark Bay.

Jul 22, 2016

Payne, Jr. Holds Gun Violence Prevention Roundtable in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) welcomed local community leaders and constituents to his Newark District Office for a meeting on gun violence prevention.

Jul 6, 2016

Members of New Jersey Congressional Delegation Call for Increased Security Funding to Guard Against Cyber Threats, Increase Port Security

Members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation, including Rep. Payne, Jr., today called for additional resources to address the security needs of New Jersey communities.

Jul 5, 2016

Payne, Jr. Remarks During Democratic Caucus Floor Action on Gun Violence

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today delivered remarks during the Democratic Caucus’ day of action on the House Floor to demand Republican leaders hold a vote on meaningful, bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.

Jul 1, 2016

Payne, Jr. Holds Sit-In to Demand Congress Act on Gun Safety Legislation

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) held a symbolic sit-in in his Newark office with constituents to discuss gun violence and call on House Republicans to hold a vote on bipartisan legislation to address the epidemic.

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