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April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr., voted to pass H.R.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, the House of Representatives is considering under suspension a bill introduced by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr., H.R. 1593, the Coordinating and Leveraging Activities for School Security Act. Rep. Payne, Jr. delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of his bill:

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – President Donald J. Trump today announced a one-year extension of the Deferred Enforced Departure (“DED”) program for Liberians.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, March 27, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted to pass H.R. 7, the landmark Paycheck Fairness Act, to take a dramatic step forward to ensure that America’s women receive equal pay for equal work.

March 15, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after a terrorist attack that killed 49 worshippers at 2 mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand:

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), joined by Congressman Kenny Marchant (TX-24), introduced H.R. 1765, the Donald Payne Sr. Colorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2019. This legislation would extend Medicare coverage to include FDA-approved blood-based colorectal cancer screening tests. 

 

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March 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 13, the House Committee on Homeland Security will mark up H.R. 1593, the Coordinating and Leveraging Activities for School Security (CLASS) Act, which Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced on March 7. The CLASS Act would position the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to better address escalating risks to school security.

March 8, 2019 Press Release

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March 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10), joined by Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL-13), Rep. A. Donald McEachin (D-VA-4), and Rep. David B. McKinley, P.E. (R-WV-1) introduced the bipartisan Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2019.

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February 1, 2016 In The News
Speaking to a crowd of people of varying religious and racial backgrounds Friday night, Rep. Donald Payne called for more interaction and dialogue between the Jewish and African-American communities.
February 1, 2016 In The News
Representative Donald Payne, Jr. speaks about gun violence prevention following President Obama's State of the Union address and also reacts to Governor Chris Christie's comments comparing President Obama to a "petulant child."
February 1, 2016 In The News
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined 145 of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, including every Democratic member of New Jersey’s delegation, in sending a letter to President Obama calling for an end to unnecessary raids of Central American refugees across the nation.
January 13, 2016 In The News
Here's what New Jersey lawmakers had to say about the State of the Union address.
January 13, 2016 In The News
Gun violence is an epidemic that impacts every community in America, including right here in New Jersey. While we can never fully eliminate gun violence, there are steps we can take to save lives.
December 22, 2015 In The News
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) made an appearance at New Jersey Transit’s (NJT) Walnut Station in Montclair on Monday to urge transit commuters to take advantage of new federal tax benefits to help pay the cost of rising bus and train fares.
December 9, 2015 In The News
New Jersey Transit received $71,419,023 in federal Sandy relief funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to rebuild and make New Jersey’s transit network more resilient to future natural disasters.
December 9, 2015 In The News
For our readers, I interview Congressman Payne, Jr. to get insight into his ideas and work.
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December 4, 2015 In The News
Renovation to Essex County's Glenfield Park began on Wednesday.
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December 4, 2015 In The News
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is the latest in a chorus of lawmakers calling for the immediate finance and construction of new rail tunnels between New Jersey to New York City; a project that NJ Congressman Donald Payne Jr. says should have been in the works years ago.

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