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September 22, 2020 Press Release

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

 

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. wants to make sure airlines retain as many workers as possible during the current coronavirus public health crisis.    

 

September 17, 2020 Press Release

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

September 17, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. is proud to announce that the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded $300,000 to the Black and Latino Technology Angel Investment Fund of New Jersey at the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers University (Rutgers CUEED).  The fund helps fulfill the Center’s overall goals to promote more minority small business start-ups in Newark, NJ.           

September 1, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement on National Preparedness Month, which begins today and continues through the end of September.    

August 26, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement on the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) announcement that the Portal North Bridge Project will receive $248 million in funding. 

August 22, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. voted for the Delivering for America Act today to improve mail delivery nationwide and provide the United States Postal Service $25 billion to handle the expected increase in traffic from mail-in ballots for the 2020 election.

August 18, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. visited three local Post Offices in his district today to get more information on how to help them survive the U.S. Postal Service’s unprecedented attack from the Trump Administration.  This week, the House plans to vote on two bills to restore postal service and delivery to pre-coronavirus levels as well as provide the Postal Service with $25 billion in emergency funds. 

August 17, 2020 Press Release

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

August 14, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement regarding the 85th anniversary of Social Security.  It was established on August 14, 1935, to protect seniors and other vulnerable Americans from economic hardship and homelessness after the Great Depression.     

August 13, 2020 Press Release

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

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. is concerned that any future vaccine to treat and cure the current COVID-19 global pandemic will be too expensive for low and middle-income Americans.