Press Releases

Jun 13, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

Jun 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Hosts Forum on Gun Violence Prevention

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked National Gun Violence Awareness Day by hosting a forum on gun violence prevention that brought together stakeholders for a comprehensive discussion on how to make New Jersey communities safer.

May 26, 2016

Payne, Jr. Hearing Statement on TSA Lines

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security hearing “Long Lines, Short Patience: Local Perspectives,” released the following opening statement.

May 24, 2016

Ranking Member Payne, Jr. Hearing Statement on Emergency Preparedness and Cyber Threats

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, led a joint hearing by the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications and the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security.

May 24, 2016

Payne, Jr. Joins Newly Formed Congressional Voting Rights Caucus

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced today that he has joined the newly formed Congressional Voting Rights Caucus, which is dedicated to protecting our democracy by ensuring that the fundamental right to vote is safeguarded for all Americans.

May 23, 2016

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Announce Steps to Address Growing Security Checkpoint Delays at Newark Airport

With lines growing ever-longer at the nation’s commercial airports, today U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08) were joined by U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials in announcing new steps to help address growing security line delays at Newark Liberty International Airport just days ahead of the beginning of the busy summer travel season.

May 20, 2016

Payne, Jr. Calls for National Paid Sick Leave Policy

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today participated in a press conference, held by the New Jersey Time to Care Coalition at Rutgers School of Law-Newark, to celebrate paid sick days successes in New Jersey and to urge Congress to enact national paid sick leave legislation.

May 19, 2016

Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), House Education and the Workforce Committee Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and 85 other Members of Congress issued the following joint statement regarding the Verizon strike and ongoing labor negotiations.

May 17, 2016

Payne, Jr. and New Jersey Delegation Call on TSA to Address Long Wait Times at Newark Airport

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, led eleven of his colleagues in the New Jersey Congressional Delegation in expressing concern regarding the effects of long wait times and delays at Newark Liberty International Airport on passenger travels plans and commerce.

May 16, 2016

Payne, Jr. and Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Prevent Terrorist Travel

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, today signed on as an original cosponsor of the Expanding DHS Overseas Passenger Security Screening and Vetting Operations Act.

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