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Mar 2, 2017

Legislation Introduced in U.S. House and Senate Addressing Agro-Terrorism Threats to Nation’s Food Supply

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Congressman David Young (R-IA), and Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY) introduced bipartisan legislation to address the threat of agro-terrorism and ensure the safety of food put on the tables of American families.

Feb 23, 2017

Homeland Security Democrats: DHS Must Explain Deportation Plans to American People

All House Committee on Homeland Security Democrats, led by Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly regarding his February 20 memoranda providing guidance for President Trump's immigration enforcement Executive Orders.

Feb 7, 2017

Payne, Jr. Holds Roundtable with Faith, Community Leaders on Trump Muslim Ban Executive Order

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined faith and community leaders for a roundtable at Essex County College in Newark to examine and discuss President Donald Trump’s Muslim and refugee ban Executive Order and the actions taken to implement the order.

Jan 31, 2017

House Passes Payne, Jr.’s First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act

This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, to make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies needed to respond to evolving threats.

Jan 31, 2017

Payne, Jr. Appointed as Ranking Member of Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications Subcommittee

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced his appointment as Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications for the 115th Congress

Jan 30, 2017

Payne, Jr. Condemns Trump's Muslim Ban

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to bar Syrian refugees and residents of seven predominantly Muslim nations.

Jan 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill Making it Easier for First Responders to Acquire New Technologies

Congressman Payne, Jr., a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, reintroduced legislation to make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies they need to respond to evolving threats.

Dec 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Bill Included in 2017 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act (H.R. 4509) was included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that won House passage today.

Nov 4, 2016

Payne, Jr. Launches First Responders Working Group

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) launched the 10th Congressional District’s First Responders Working Group with a meeting of emergency response partners on lessons learned from the recent bombings in New Jersey and New York and the importance of strengthening coordination between first responders and law enforcement at the federal, state, and local levels.

Sep 28, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Vote to Override Veto of 9/11 Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to override the veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.

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