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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.

Apr 25, 2017

House Passes Payne, Jr.’s Homeland Security for Children Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Homeland Security for Children Act (H.R. 1372), legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to incorporate children’s needs into disaster preparedness planning.

Apr 7, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

Mar 30, 2017

Payne, Jr. Cosponsors Resolution of Inquiry to Push for Russia Investigation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored a Resolution of Inquiry directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide the Committee on Homeland Security with all information it possesses pertaining to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Mar 23, 2017

Payne, Jr. Calls on Nunes to Step Down as House Intelligence Committee Chairman

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, issued the following statement calling on Congressman Devin Nunes to step down as House Intelligence Committee Chairman over his handling of the Trump wiretapping investigation.

Mar 8, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Reports of Trump Administration Proposal to Fund Border Wall with Cuts to Coast Guard, FEMA, TSA

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on news reports that the Trump administration plans to cut the budgets of the Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the president’s border wall.

Mar 8, 2017

House Committee Passes Payne, Jr.’s Homeland Security for Children Act

Today, the House Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to incorporate children’s needs into disaster preparedness planning.

Mar 8, 2017

Reps. Payne, Thompson, Vela: Reject Cruel and Misguided Plan to Separate Mothers & Children

Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX), sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly regarding his confirmation that DHS is considering separating children from their parents at the border.

Mar 6, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Second Trump Muslim and Refugee Ban

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, issued the following statement after President Trump signed a revised executive order barring Muslims and refugees.

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