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July 11, 2013 Press Release
Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Albio Sires (NJ-08) announced that the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) will award a $2 million federal grant, with an option to renew annually, to Soldier On to assist veterans and their families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless in Essex, Hudson, and Bergen Counties.
July 10, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the Health Resources and Services Administration will award $3,387,083 in grants to health centers across the state of New Jersey, including $535,470 to four health centers in Hudson, Union, and Essex Counties.
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July 2, 2013 Press Release
Newark, N.J. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman William H. Gray:
July 2, 2013 Press Release
Newark, NJ – On Monday, July 1, Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called for a solution to the doubling of interest rates for federally backed, need-based loans that went into effect today.
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June 27, 2013 Press Release
To highlight the importance of National HIV Testing Day, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) took an HIV screening test and urged everyone to get tested to know their status.
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June 27, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. announces a new consumer-focused www.HealthCare.gov website and a 24-hour-a-day toll free call center that has been launched to make it easier for New Jerseyans to enroll in the new Health Insurance Marketplaces on October 1st.
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June 26, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) celebrates the Supreme Court of United State's decision to strike down the discriminatory Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).
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June 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in response to the decision by the Supreme Court of the United State today in Shelby County v. Holder to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
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June 25, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) held a press conference at Saint Peter’s University today and urged Congress to work until it comes to a resolution to prevent the doubling of student loan interest rates set to increase on July 1.
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June 20, 2013 Press Release
In a vote of 195 to 234, the U.S. House of Representatives defeated the Farm Bill that included $20.5 billion in cuts to SNAP. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) has been an outspoken advocate in preserving SNAP, taking part in the SNAP Challenge to protest these cuts.

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