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October 1, 2015 Press Release
A bipartisan group of 94 House members, led by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), sent a letter to the acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Andrew Slavitt, expressing concerns about proposed cuts in Medicare payments for colorectal cancer screenings and colonoscopies.
October 1, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) is one of 147 House members who sent a letter to Speaker John Boehner demanding consideration of gun violence prevention legislation that addresses the “national epidemic” of gun violence “without infringing on Constitutionally guaranteed rights.”
September 30, 2015 Press Release
Today, the Committee on Homeland Security passed, with bipartisan support, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) legislation to strengthen collaboration between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, which advises the TSA on security matters.
September 29, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) attended and delivered remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Prudential’s new 20-story, 740,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Newark.
September 28, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, today announced $4,357,166 in federal funding to put more police officers on the streets and enhance narcotics and gang enforcement operations.
September 25, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy, Vice Chairman Pete Visclosky, and 66 other Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus, called on President Obama to address long-standing steel issues with Chinese President Xi during his visit to the United States.
September 24, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that Bloomfield College has been awarded funding under the U.S. Department of Education’s Predominantly Black Institutions (PBI) Program to increase its capacity to promote the postsecondary success of African American and other high-need STEM and Science Education students.
September 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced that two New Jersey community organizations have won funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).
September 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-8) joined Essex County Executive DiVencenzo, Jr., and Newark Fire Chief John G. Centanni to announce that the Newark Fire Department has been awarded a $7.4 million federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant to hire 38 firefighters and help bring the department in compliance with nationally recognized best-practices for staffing.
September 18, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored the Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Act of 2015, legislation to fight unemployment and improve the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. The bill is an update of President Obama’s American Jobs Act, a bill that would create up to 1.9 million jobs and boost economic growth by two percent, according to independent analysis by Moody’s.


In The News

February 22, 2013 In The News
Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. marked a major milestone in the revitalization of Newark’s Central Ward with the grand opening celebration of Baxter Park, a newly constructed, mixed-income housing community serving families with a variety of incomes, and one of the city’s “greenest buildings.”
February 15, 2013 In The News
Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-N.J.), resolutions designating March as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
February 13, 2013 In The News
Now that a new Congress has begun, there is still much more to be done to unleash our potential, create jobs, and increase safety in the 10th District.
November 15, 2012 In The News
The One Hundred Thirteenth United States Congress will be the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government. It will be composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives based on the results of the 2012 Senate elections and the 2012 House elections. The seats in the House will be apportioned based on the 2010 United States Census.