More on Health Care

Dec 18, 2013

Payne Requests Presidential Proclamation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) authored and sent a letter to President Barack Obama requesting he issue a presidential proclamation designating March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. One-hundred and forty-six Members of Congress signed onto the letter in support of Rep. Payne, Jr.’s efforts.

Dec 4, 2013

Legislators criticize employer mandate rules

Although Republicans continue to hold committee hearings to criticize the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Payne, Jr. likened it to Social Security, saying that the bones of the law are good and that they are here to stay.

Nov 27, 2013

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. Asks for Cosigners for Presidential Proclamation Request

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. is circulating a Dear Colleague letter asking for signatures from fellow representatives. A letter addressed to President Obama asks him to issue a presidential proclamation designating March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Nov 15, 2013

New Jersey lawmakers react to Obama on health care plans

New Jersey lawmakers reacted along party lines Thursday to President Barack Obama’s announcement that Americans can keep canceled health insurance policies for a year as companies and consumers adjust to the demands of the Affordable Care Act.

Nov 14, 2013

Payne Reacts to President Obama’s Decision to Allow Individuals to Stay on Current Health Care Plans Through 2014

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) encourages individuals to still shop around for affordable insurance despite the President's decision to allow individuals to stay on their current health care plan through 2014.

Oct 24, 2013

Rep. Payne, Jr.: Service Is A Family Tradition

Rep. Payne, Jr. speaks about growing up in a family dedicated to public services as well as discusses what he would like to accomplish in Congress, including job creation, gun safety, and increased security for our communities.

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.