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May 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement in Observance of Memorial Day

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.

Nov 10, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Veterans Day

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which falls on Wednesday, November 11.

Jul 30, 2015

Payne, Booker, Menendez, Pascrell, LoBiondo, Watson-Coleman, and Norcross Urge DoD to Consider Alternatives to Fund New Jersey Veterans Suicide Prevention Program

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined U.S. Senators Cory Booker (NJ) and Robert Menendez (NJ) and Reps. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Bonnie Watson-Coleman (NJ-12), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter questioning the U.S. Department of Defense’s decision to terminate funding for the successful Vets4Warriors call center without considering any other alternative funding mechanisms to preserve the life-saving program.

Feb 11, 2015

Payne Introduces Resolution to Protect Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined with Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) to introduce a resolution to protect the quality of life for prostate cancer survivors.

Aug 11, 2014

Payne Announces Additional $2 Million in Veterans Affairs Grants Awarded to Soldier On to Continue Combatting Veterans Homelessness in Northern New Jersey

Payne announces $2 million renewal in federal grant funding to Soldier On to assist veterans and their families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless in Essex, Hudson, and Bergen Counties.

May 30, 2014

Payne Reacts to Resignation of Secretary Eric Shinseki

Rep. Payne, Jr. commends General Shinseki for his service as Secretary of Veterans Affairs and urges Congress and the Administration to take swift action to remedy the troubling problems at the VA so that veterans can get the quality care that they so deserve.

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.