Press Releases

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.

Mar 23, 2015

On 5th Anniversary of the ACA, Payne Highlights That Hundreds of Thousands of New Jerseyans Are Benefiting

Issues: Health Care

Today, on the fifth anniversary of the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) highlighted a new report showing that hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans are benefiting from this law.

Mar 20, 2015

Payne Announces 2015 Congressional Art Competition for New Jersey’s 10th District

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

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.

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