More on Health Care

Oct 16, 2013

Payne Votes to Open Government and Pay Our Nation's Bills on Time

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted to open the government and to pay the nation’s bills on time before the October 17 deadline. The continuing resolution to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling passed the House by a vote of 285 to 144.

Oct 16, 2013

How's the Shutdown Playing Back at Home?

Local and state legislators breathed a collective sigh of relief as Congress inched closer to reopening the federal government. Washington lawmakers got most of the headlines, but the impact of their actions was deeply felt back at home.

Oct 16, 2013

Rep. Payne Says Republicans Need to End Shutdown

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. (D-10) told NJ Today Senior Correspondent Desirée Taylor that he believes a resolution to the government shutdown issue is coming.

Oct 11, 2013

Payne Announces $1.5 million “PEP grant” to Further Develop Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program in South Orange Maplewood School District

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced today that the South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) was awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP).

Oct 4, 2013

Affordable Care Act workshop answers questions in Montclair

For locals with lingering questions concerning the marketplace and how the Affordable Care Act will impact them, BlueWave NJ President Marcia Marley, in coordination with Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10), organized an information seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at United Way of Northern New Jersey headquarters.

Oct 3, 2013

Montclair representatives sound off on government shutdown

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10), representing the southern portion of Montclair laid the shutdown at the feet of a small group of Republican legislators, primarily Tea Party politicians, for what he called "holding this country and Congress hostage."

Oct 1, 2013

Congress misses deadline for averting government shutdown

WASHINGTON — As the clock ticked down on a dizzying day of budget brinksmanship, the White House’s budget office announced that it was notifying federal agencies that the government will shut down today.

Oct 1, 2013

Payne Statement on Republican Government Shutdown

Extremely disappointed in the House Republicans' ability to pass a bill to fund the government and leave it open, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement.

Sep 30, 2013

Rep. Payne Says Republicans Are Holding Americans, Congress Hostage

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. (D-10) told NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider that the Republicans and a small minority of their caucus are holding the American people and the Congress hostage by trying to get rid of the Affordable Care Act.

Sep 22, 2013

Montclair's Rep. Donald Payne Jr. to shed light on health care

To help answer his constituents' questions, Payne, has been holding public information sessions about the benefits and obligations of the Affordable Care Act. Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., the congressman will appear in Montclair at the United Way Building, 60 South Fullerton Ave.