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Feb 11, 2015

Payne Introduces Resolution to Protect Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined with Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) to introduce a resolution to protect the quality of life for prostate cancer survivors.

Sep 16, 2014

Payne Attends Martin’s Place grand opening

Martin’s Place will offer residents job training, employment opportunities and other re-entry services to give recently released prisoners a second chance in society after they have paid their debt.

Sep 16, 2014

Payne, Menendez, Booker Applaud Addition of Newark Contaminated Site to EPA Superfund List

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) today praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for adding the Pierson’s Creek site in Newark to its Superfund list of most hazardous waste sites. New Jersey now has 115 Superfund sites on the National Priorities List, tops in the nation.

Sep 15, 2014

Liberia: Members of U.S. Congress Pledge Support Against Ebola

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted his annual Liberian Immigration Conference that highlighted the need for an immediate extension of the Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for several thousand Liberians residing in the United States as well as action necessary to combat the Ebola outbreak.

Sep 11, 2014

Fight to ratify Equal Rights Amendment draws new interest

Thousands of women are expected to rally on the west lawn of the Capitol on Saturday for women's equality, voting rights and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, adopted by Congress in 1972.

Jul 30, 2014

Payne Speaks Out Against GOP Lawsuit Against President Obama

Rep. Payne, Jr. reacts to the frivolous, politically motivated Republican lawsuit filed against President Obama, saying that they are wasting taxpayer time and money. He continues saying that there are many things Congress could focus on to create jobs and jumpstart the economy.

Jul 23, 2014

Healthy Cities volunteers can change the Face of a Community

The playground construction in Newark helped launch the Healthy Cities Initiative, a yearlong philanthropic program designed to coordinate children’s wellness, nutrition and play resources.

Jul 18, 2014

Advocates Lobby Congress To Close Medicare Loophole For Colonoscopy Coverage

A coalition of advocacy groups focused on colorectal cancer asked Congress to fix the loophole in Medicare coverage of colonoscopies, led by Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-N.J.), Rep. Dent (R-PA), and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)..

Jul 16, 2014

Advocates Join Reps. Payne Jr., Dent, Lance Calling for Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colon Cancer Screening for Seniors

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) joined more than 30 colon and rectal cancer advocates and survivors are on Capitol Hill today calling for members of Congress to support legislation to ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare beneficiaries trying to access lifesaving colon cancer screenings.