More on National Security

Mar 6, 2015

Garrett only N.J. lawmaker to oppose Homeland Security bill without anti-immigration provision

U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett was the only New Jersey lawmaker to vote against legislation today that would fund the Department of Homeland Security without also affecting President Obama's executive orders in immigration.

Mar 6, 2015

Pascrell only N.J. lawmaker opposing short-term funding for Homeland Security Dept.

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. was one of only five House Democrats to vote against a one-week spending bill for the federal Department of Homeland Security for one week while lawmakers try to fund the agency through Sept. 30.

Mar 3, 2015

Payne Statement on House Passage of Clean DHS Funding Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a clean, full-year funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

Mar 2, 2015

Payne Statement on Netanyahu Speech to Congress

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today made the following statement ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday.

Mar 2, 2015

Payne Calls on House Republicans to Pass Clean DHS Bill Tonight

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after House Republicans failed to pass a three-week extension for funding of the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 23, 2015

Republicans must put safety of American people above politics | Opinion

On Feb. 27, the Department of Homeland Security will run out of funding and shut down vital operations unless Congress passes legislation to fund the agency. Members of Congress have a responsibility to take immediate, bipartisan action to fund the DHS and ensure the security of families here in New Jersey and throughout our nation.

Feb 13, 2015

Payne Calls On Congress To Pass A Clean DHS Funding Bill

On the House floor this morning, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) urged House Republicans to work with Democrats to pass a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 13, 2015

Payne Calls on House Republicans to Join Democrats to Pass Clean DHS Funding Bill

On the House floor, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) urged House Republicans to work with Democrats to pass a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security to keep America safe.

Feb 11, 2015

House Passes Payne Bill to Improve Emergency Communications

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill authored and introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), H.R. 615, the DHS Interoperable Communications Act, by a vote of 379 to 0.

Nov 21, 2014

Payne Supports President Obama's Immigration Action

President Obama took action to allow some unauthorized immigrants to remain in the United States because House Republicans wouldn't. Rep. Payne, Jr. said, "For the sake of our security, for the sake of our economy, and for the sake of our future, we cannot afford to rely on a dysfunctional immigration system any longer."

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