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August 18, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the City of Newark will receive a $358,333 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support critical health services to underserved residents.
August 14, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement marking 80 years since President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law.
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August 13, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) delivered opening remarks at Newark Community Health Centers, Inc.’s (NCHC) ribbon cutting ceremony to mark 2015 National Health Center Week, which recognizes the important role local health centers play in providing care to underserved communities.
August 6, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today in support of the Iran Nuclear Agreement.
July 30, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined U.S. Senators Cory Booker (NJ) and Robert Menendez (NJ) and Reps. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Bonnie Watson-Coleman (NJ-12), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter questioning the U.S. Department of Defense’s decision to terminate funding for the successful Vets4Warriors call center without considering any other alternative funding mechanisms to preserve the life-saving program.
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July 29, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) co-sponsored the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015, which amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to require that employers accurately classify their workers and provide employees with notice of their classification.
July 28, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, applauded U.S. House of Representatives passage of his legislation to improve interoperable communications for state and local first responders.
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July 23, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted against the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R.1599), legislation that denies consumers the right to know if their food contains genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by blocking states from requiring GMO labeling.
July 23, 2015 Press Release
Legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to strengthen partnerships between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and key stakeholders has passed the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Transportation Security.
July 16, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, applauded Save the Children for conducting a status report on the recommendations issued by the National Commission on Children in Disasters in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to assess gaps in protecting children from disasters.

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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
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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.

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