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Sep 3, 2015

Payne, Pascrell, Sires Decry Lack of Necessary Federal Resources For ACA Enrollment in Northern New Jersey

Today, Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) was joined by Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) and Albio Sires (NJ-08) in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to shift federal resources to help residents in northern New Jersey enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Sep 3, 2015

Payne, Jr. Discusses Importance of Health Equity at Newark Roundtable

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today delivered welcoming remarks and participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Health Equity Leadership & Exchange Network (HELEN), Kennedy Forum, and Morehouse School of Medicine. The roundtable was entitled Intersection of Health Equity, Integrated Care, and Quality Improvement.

Aug 18, 2015

Payne, Jr. Announces Grant to Provide Health Services for Underserved Newark Residents

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the City of Newark will receive a $358,333 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support critical health services to underserved residents.

Aug 13, 2015

Payne, Jr. Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Newark to Mark National Health Center Week

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) delivered opening remarks at Newark Community Health Centers, Inc.’s (NCHC) ribbon cutting ceremony to mark 2015 National Health Center Week, which recognizes the important role local health centers play in providing care to underserved communities.

Jun 25, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on King v. Burwell Decision

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its 6-to-3 decision in King v. Burwell.

Jun 18, 2015

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

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, from June 15 through Father’s Day on June 21.

May 12, 2015

Rep. Payne, Jr. Speaks with Comcast Newsmakers About Health Disparities

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) discusses efforts to advance health equity.

Apr 21, 2015

Donald Payne Jr., who lost his father to cancer, co-chairs men's health caucus

Payne will be in a position to call more attention to the need for cancer screenings in his new role as co-chair of the Congressional Men's Health Caucus.

Apr 17, 2015

Congressmen Mullin and Payne establish ‘Congressional Men’s Health Caucus’

Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) have joined together in a bi-partisan effort to improve the health and wellbeing of men and boys by co-chairing the newly reauthorized Congressional Men’s Health Caucus.

Apr 14, 2015

Payne Co-Hosts CBC Special Order Hour: "The State of Black Health"

On April 13, 2015, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. joined Congresswoman Robin Kelly in co-hosting the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour. The topic was "The State of Black Health: A CBC Assessment During National Minority Health Month."