Legislation Introduced in U.S. House and Senate Addressing Agro-Terrorism Threats to Nation’s Food Supply
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Congressman David Young (R-IA), and Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to address the threat of agro-terrorism and ensure the safety of food put on the tables of American families.
Payne, Jr. Introduces Resolution Designating March 2017 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced a House resolution to designate March 2017 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement ahead of President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.
All House Committee on Homeland Security Democrats, led by Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly regarding his February 20 memoranda providing guidance for President Trump's immigration enforcement Executive Orders.
Reps. Payne, Jr., Sires Introduce Bill to Require Transparency in Railroad and Rail Transit Safety Audits
Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) and Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would allow Members of Congress, Senators, and their constituents to know when a railroad or rail transit agency is being investigated for safety violations by the Federal government.
Today, at The Corps Network’s 2017 awards breakfast in Washington, D.C., Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) presented the Legacy Achievement Award to Carolyn Thompson-Wallace, co-founder of the International Youth Organization in Newark.
Reps. Payne, Jr., Dent, Lance Introduce Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Treatment
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with Congressmen Charlie Dent (PA-15) and Leonard Lance (NJ-7), introduced the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 (H.R. 1017), bipartisan legislation that would remove financial barriers to life-saving colorectal cancer screenings and treatment for Medicare beneficiaries.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined other House Democrats in a letter to President Donald Trump, requesting that any federal investigation into voter fraud include an analysis of voter suppression and disenfranchisement.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined faith and community leaders for a roundtable at Essex County College in Newark to examine and discuss President Donald Trump’s Muslim and refugee ban Executive Order and the actions taken to implement the order.
This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, to make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies needed to respond to evolving threats.