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Jun 16, 2016

Congressional Tri-Caucus Introduces 2016 Health Equity and Accountability Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Congresswoman Robin Kelly (D-IL), and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) introduced the Health Equity and Accountability Act (HEAA) of 2016.

Jun 15, 2016

Payne, Jr. Introduces Bipartisan National Men’s Health Week Resolution

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), co-chair of the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, today introduced a resolution in support of National Men’s Health Week.

Apr 18, 2016

Payne, Jr. Joins American Cancer Society, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. at Colorectal Cancer Pledge Signing Event

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today joined the American Cancer Society and Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. as the organizations announced their commitment to 80% by 2018, a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018.

Mar 11, 2016

Payne, Jr. Joins American Cancer Society, NJ Health Organizations at Colorectal Cancer Pledge Signing Event

Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined the American Cancer Society, the New Jersey Primary Care Association, and New Jersey Federally Qualified Health Centers as the organizations announced their commitment to 80% by 2018, a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018.

Mar 2, 2016

Payne, Lance, and Colleagues Introduce Resolution Designating March 2016 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), and colleagues introduced a House resolution (H.Res.630) to designate March 2016 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Feb 23, 2016

Federally qualified health center opens in Newark

A new federally qualified health center opened in Newark in place of a medical center which was shut down in 2008.

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