U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), sent a bipartisan letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator W. Craig Fugate urging FEMA to adopt open data standards to enhance social media alerts in a disaster situation.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) encourages individuals to still shop around for affordable insurance despite the President's decision to allow individuals to stay on their current health care plan through 2014.
Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. pressed TSA Admin. Pistole on a recent GAO report that concludes that the TSA SPOT program has been ineffective in identifying terrorists, and may have even led to racial profiling, including at Newark Liberty International Airport.
October 30, 2013 Press Release
Payne says his heart aches for the loss of a great man, Chairman Phil Thigpen, who was a close, loved one and true guiding force in his life. His deepest condolences go out to the entire Thigpen Family.
October 29, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement regarding the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.
October 22, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted a press conference today to commemorate the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and highlight the need to invest in strengthening our power grid systems to prepare for future disasters and mitigate billions of dollars of costs down the road
October 16, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted to open the government and to pay the nation’s bills on time before the October 17 deadline. The continuing resolution to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling passed the House by a vote of 285 to 144.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced today that the South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) was awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant through the U.S. Department of Education’s Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP).
October 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement after the passing of Cary Booker, the father of Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
October 1, 2013 Press Release
Extremely disappointed in the House Republicans' ability to pass a bill to fund the government and leave it open, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement.