Press Releases

June 11, 2014 Press Release
Today, H.R. 4289, the DHS Interoperable Communications Act, a bill Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced, unanimously passed through the House Committee on Homeland Security.
June 9, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Payne, Jr. praises President Obama for executive action that will help millions of families save on student loan repayments, making a college affordable within reach for millions more hardworking families.
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June 2, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and 62 Members of Congress sent a letter applauding Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) for holding Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on amending the Constitution to overturn Citizens United v. FEC, McCutcheon v. FEC, and other court decisions responsible for eroding our federal campaign finance laws.
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May 30, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) led a letter to President Barack Obama requesting a change in Medicare coverage of polyp removal during a colonoscopy screening.
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May 30, 2014 Press Release
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.
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April 22, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released a report today detailing how the Ryan Republican Budget would undermine the economic security of communities of color.
April 11, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined with Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker and Congressmen Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of plans to clean up the Passaic River.
April 2, 2014 Press Release
Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Leonard Lance (NJ-07) led a bipartisan letter, with 29 other Members of Congress, to the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, requesting that the subcommittee maintain colorectal cancer as eligible for research funding under the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP).
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March 26, 2014 Press Release
Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) took to the House floor to encourage young people and people in his district to enroll in the Affordable Care Act with just six days left until the March 31 deadline.
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March 24, 2014 Press Release
Today, H.R. 1376, a bill introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to designate the postal facility located at 369 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey passed through Congress by voice vote.
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