Fiscal Responsibility

We must reduce our long-term debt, but not at the expense of our national needs.  Investments in education and jobs training, transportation and infrastructure, and research and development create jobs, grow the economy, and help rebuild a strong middle class.  Also, they create ladders of opportunity for those working to get into the middle class.  I believe in a balanced approach to reducing our deficit – one that cuts spending responsibly, closes corporate tax loopholes, protects the most vulnerable citizens, and ensures millionaires pay their fair share.  We cannot simply cut taxes as a way to prosperity because irresponsible tax cuts create inequality and not prosperity.  Instead, we must continue to examine a long-term deficit reduction plan that preserves investments that will ensure we remain the competitive leader in an advancing, global economy.

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May 5, 2021 Press Release

Media Contact:  Patrick Wright   --  Patrick.Wright@mail.house.gov

April 16, 2021 Press Release

Media Contact:  Patrick Wright   --  Patrick.Wright@mail.house.gov

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. re-introduced the Amputation Reduction and Compassion (ARC) Act today.  The bipartisan bill requires Medicare, Medicaid, and plans sold on the federal healthcare exchanges to fully cover screening tests for beneficiaries who are at-risk of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). 

March 31, 2021 Press Release

Media Contact:  Patrick Wright   --  Patrick.Wright@mail.house.gov

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement regarding today’s release of President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan.  The plan would create millions of new jobs to improve the nation’s transportation infrastructure and water distribution system, modernize our nation’s schools and childcare facilities, and upgrade American veterans’ hospitals.

March 12, 2021 Press Release

Media Contact:  Patrick Wright   --  Patrick.Wright@mail.house.gov

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. released a list of the estimated funding for the counties and communities of New Jersey’s 10th District from the recently passed American Rescue Plan.  Again, the figures below are estimations and could be subject to change once final funding totals are calculated.     

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March 10, 2021 Press Release

Media Contact:  Patrick Wright   --  Patrick.Wright@mail.house.gov

March 8, 2021 Press Release

Media Contact:  Patrick Wright   --  Patrick.Wright@mail.house.gov