More on Seniors

Aug 12, 2016

Payne, Jr. Celebrates 81st Anniversary of Social Security Being Signed into Law

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement marking the 81st anniversary of the enactment of the Social Security program, signed into law by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on August 14, 1935.

Oct 21, 2015

Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Increase Social Security Payments

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored H.R. 3761, the Seniors Deserve A Raise Act, legislation that ties future Social Security cost-of-living increases (COLAs) to the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E)—an index that tracks the spending patterns of seniors—and provides a 2.9 percent benefit increase to seniors immediately to compensate them for the average difference between CPI-E and CPI-W, the index currently used to calculate COLAs.

Aug 14, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on 80th Anniversary of Social Security

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement marking 80 years since President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law.

Jul 13, 2015

Payne, Jr., Colleagues Urge Obama to Expand Social Security

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and seventy-one of his Democratic colleagues in the U.S. House and Senate sent a letter urging President Obama to discuss and promote the expansion of Social Security benefits at the decennial White House Conference on Aging, taking place on July 13, 2015.

Apr 22, 2014

Payne Releases Report: Ryan Republican Budget a Recipe for Disaster for Communities of Color

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released a report today detailing how the Ryan Republican Budget would undermine the economic security of communities of color.

Jan 7, 2014

Payne Applauds Senate for Taking First Step Toward Extending Unemployment Insurance

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to begin consideration of a bipartisan three-month extension of unemployment insurance (S. 1845) on a vote of 60 to 37.

Oct 16, 2013

Payne Votes to Open Government and Pay Our Nation's Bills on Time

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted to open the government and to pay the nation’s bills on time before the October 17 deadline. The continuing resolution to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling passed the House by a vote of 285 to 144.