Press Releases

Jan 31, 2017

Payne, Jr. Appointed as Ranking Member of Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications Subcommittee

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced his appointment as Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications for the 115th Congress

Jan 30, 2017

Payne, Menendez, Pascrell & Fire Safety Advocates Announce Bill Protecting College Students

Issues: Local Issues

Seventeen years after a deadly fire, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), U.S. Representative Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), and fire safety advocates announced a new introduction of the Campus Fire Safety Education Act, which would create a new competitive Campus Fire Safety Education Grant Program at institutions of higher education.

Jan 30, 2017

Payne, Jr. Condemns Trump's Muslim Ban

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to bar Syrian refugees and residents of seven predominantly Muslim nations.

Jan 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill Making it Easier for First Responders to Acquire New Technologies

Congressman Payne, Jr., a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, reintroduced legislation to make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies they need to respond to evolving threats.

Jan 26, 2017

Reps. Payne, Jr. and Mullin Reintroduce Men’s Health Caucus

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) have continued their bipartisan effort to positively impact the health and well-being of men by reintroducing the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus for the 115th Congress

Jan 25, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump Infrastructure Priorities

Congressman Payne, Jr., a recently appointed member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, issued the following statement today after McClatchy published a preliminary list of infrastructure priorities under the Trump administration, including the Gateway project to expand rail service between New Jersey and New York.

Jan 24, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of GOP Bill to Roll Back Women’s Reproductive Health Rights

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after he voted against House passage of H.R. 7, a Republican bill designed to take away women’s comprehensive private health insurance coverage.

Jan 19, 2017

Rep. Payne, Jr., Colleagues Tell Trump: “The Women of America Are Watching”

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Payne, Jr. joined 173 of his House Democratic colleagues in a letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to reconsider his support of efforts that would undermine women’s health care, including repealing the Affordable Care Act and defunding Planned Parenthood

Jan 17, 2017

Congressman Payne, Jr. to Boycott President-Elect Trump’s Inauguration

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today announcing his decision to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Jan 13, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on House Vote to Gut the Affordable Care Act

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after he voted against House passage of S.Con.Res. 3, FY 2017 GOP Budget Resolution, the House Republican bill to begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act.

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