Press Releases

July 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the Health Resources and Services Administration will award $3,387,083 in grants to health centers across the state of New Jersey, including $535,470 to four health centers in Hudson, Union, and Essex Counties.
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July 2, 2013 Press Release
Newark, N.J. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman William H. Gray:
July 2, 2013 Press Release
Newark, NJ – On Monday, July 1, Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called for a solution to the doubling of interest rates for federally backed, need-based loans that went into effect today.
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June 27, 2013 Press Release
To highlight the importance of National HIV Testing Day, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) took an HIV screening test and urged everyone to get tested to know their status.
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June 27, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. announces a new consumer-focused www.HealthCare.gov website and a 24-hour-a-day toll free call center that has been launched to make it easier for New Jerseyans to enroll in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces on October 1st.
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June 26, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) celebrates the Supreme Court of United State's decision to strike down the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
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June 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in response to the decision by the Supreme Court of the United State today in Shelby County v. Holder to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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June 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) held a press conference at Saint Peter’s University today and urged Congress to work until it comes to a resolution to prevent the doubling of student loan interest rates set to increase on July 1.
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June 20, 2013 Press Release
In a vote of 195 to 234, the U.S. House of Representatives defeated the Farm Bill that included $20.5 billion in cuts to SNAP. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) has been an outspoken advocate in preserving SNAP, taking part in the SNAP Challenge to protest these cuts.
June 17, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. helped kick off the 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week at the first annual Newark Small Business Week, hosted by NewarkPulse.com, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, and Rutgers Business School.

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