Press Releases

November 14, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. submitted the following statement into the U.S. House of Representatives official record, honoring the life of Rutgers University Professor Clement Price, whose funeral is being held today in Newark, New Jersey.
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September 17, 2014 Press Release

Newark, N.J. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.

September 16, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) today praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for adding the Pierson’s Creek site in Newark to its Superfund list of most hazardous waste sites. New Jersey now has 115 Superfund sites on the National Priorities List, tops in the nation.
September 9, 2014 Press Release
Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10)and Albio Sires (NJ-08) and U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) and today announced a $14,800,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve and expand facilities at Port Newark, create hundreds of jobs and enhance economic opportunities throughout the region.
August 15, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement regarding the death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
August 11, 2014 Press Release
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.
August 7, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked the 16th Anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on American Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On that morning, more than 200 people were killed, including 12 Americans.
August 7, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference with the National Employment Law Project (NELP) and workers on the damaging effects that misclassifying employees as independent contractors has on workers, their families, and the economy.
July 22, 2014 Press Release

Newark, N.J. – Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after the Department of Justice (DOJ) released results of its investigation into the Newark Police Department in response to allegations of excessive force and discriminatory practices:

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July 21, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement following the sad news of the passing of Sheriff Ralph Froehlich at the age of 83.
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