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Jun 29, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement Ahead of Muslim and Travel Ban Implementation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, issued the following statement ahead of the implementation of a limited version of President Trump’s Muslim and travel ban, which goes into effect tonight at 8 PM ET.

Jun 14, 2017

Payne, Jr. Amendments Included in Committee-Passed DHS Authorization Bill

Several amendments offered by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) were included in legislation reauthorizing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that won passage in the House Committee on Homeland Security today.

Jun 8, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Testimony

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement today on former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

May 24, 2017

Reps. Payne, Ellison, Serrano, Clarke Introduce West African Ebola Relief Act

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) along with Reps. Keith Ellison (D-MN), Jose E. Serrano (D-NY), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) released the following statements after introducing the West African Ebola Relief Act (H.R. 2597).

May 16, 2017

Payne, Richmond Request Hearings on Ransomware Attacks on Healthcare Sector

Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee, and Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA), Ranking Member of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Subcommittee, sent a letter to Committee on Homeland Security majority requesting hearings on the cybersecurity posture of our healthcare and lifeline sectors in the wake of the worldwide ransomware attacks last week.

May 15, 2017

Payne, Thompson, Watson Coleman Inquire on Newark CBP Hazing & Sexual Assault Allegations

Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), sent a letter to the Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regarding media reports revealing allegations of longtime sexual assault and crude hazing by CBP Officers at Newark Liberty International Airport.

May 3, 2017

Payne, Jr. Amendment Passes in Committee; Headed for Full House Vote

Today, the House Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) amendment to H.R. 2188, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act.

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