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Jun 11, 2013

Payne Pays Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Senator Frank Lautenberg

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. paid tribute to the life and legacy of Senator Frank Lautenberg.

Jun 10, 2013

Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (NJ-10) stated the following in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act.

Jun 3, 2013

Rep. Donald Payne calls cuts to food assistance program 'absolutely immoral'

Political leaders from the national, state and local level stopped by New Jersey’s largest food bank this afternoon to voice their opposition to a bill that would slash funding for federal programs that help feed the hungry.

Jun 3, 2013

Statement on the Passing of Senator Lautenberg

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement following the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg.

Jun 3, 2013

Payne Tours Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. toured the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) with CFBNJ President & CEO Kathleen DiChiara, New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak, and Hillside Councilwoman Angela Garretson and stressed the need to stop cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Jun 2, 2013

Congressman Payne Tours Kessler Rehabilitation Facility In West Orange

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10) toured Kessler Foundation on Wednesday to learn about its rehabilitation research to improve the lives of people with disabilities.

May 28, 2013

Payne Greets President at Jersey Shore

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) traveled to Asbury Park, New Jersey to greet President Barack Obama and survey the recovery of the Jersey Shore – an area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.

May 28, 2013

A portrait of young artists: Congressional competition winners head to Washington

Tyler Ballon of Jersey City's Henry Snyder High School won the Congressional Art Competition for the state's 10th district. Ballon's entry, a color pencil self-portrait, is one of many the teen has drawn.

May 23, 2013

Congressman Visits Congregation

Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. spoke at Heard A.M.E. Church on Sunday, where he was presented with a plaque in memory of his father, who represented New Jersey in Congress prior to his death last year.

May 18, 2013

More than morality or logic, technological advancements will impact and likely amend the Second Amendment's lack of most limits on firearms

Most Democrats and some Republicans in the Congress support strengthening background checks to prevent criminals and people with potentially dangerous mental illnesses from obtaining firearms. Rep. Donald Payne Jr., who represents half of Montclair, is co-sponsoring background-check legislation.