Press Releases

Apr 16, 2015

Payne Announces $492,300 Grant for Linden Airport

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that the City of Linden has been awarded $492,300 through the Federal Aviation Administration to improve airport drainage and rehabilitate runway pavement.

Apr 15, 2015

Payne Introduces Tank Car Safety and Security Act of 2015

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today introduced the Tank Car Safety and Security Act of 2015, legislation to strengthen the safety standards for DOT-111 tank cars that transport flammable liquids.

Apr 14, 2015

Payne Statement on Equal Pay Day: “It’s Well Past Time” to Close the Pay Gap

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement in recognition of Equal Pay Day—the day that marks when, more than three months into the year, women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.

Apr 10, 2015

Payne Congratulates Linden Public Schools on Being Named Among “Best Communities for Music Education”

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) congratulated Linden Public Schools on being named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” (BCME) by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

Apr 10, 2015

Payne Congratulates South Orange - Maplewood Schools on Being Named Among “Best Communities for Music Education”

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) congratulated the School District of South Orange and Maplewood on being named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” (BCME) by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

Apr 6, 2015

Payne, Colleagues File Amicus Brief in Support of President’s Immigration Plan

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined 180 of his colleagues in filing an amicus brief in support of President Obama’s executive actions that would make millions of undocumented immigrants eligible to live and work legally in the United States.

Apr 2, 2015

Payne Named Co-Chair of Congressional Men’s Health Caucus

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) has been named the co-chair of the newly reauthorized Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, alongside Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2).

Mar 31, 2015

Payne Calls on U.N. Security Council to Advance Darfur War Crimes Probe

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement today marking the 10th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1593, which referred the conflict in Darfur to the International Criminal Court.

Mar 25, 2015

Payne, McKinley, Capps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Access to Life-Saving Treatments

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined Congressman David McKinley (WV-1) and Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) in introducing the Patient Access to Treatments Act of 2015, bipartisan legislation to provide millions of Americans with access to critical life-saving treatments.

Mar 25, 2015

Payne Cosponsors Legislation to End Pay Discrimination

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) in introducing the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2015, legislation to help address the wage gap between women and men working equivalent jobs.

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