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October 17, 2019 Press Release

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October 17, 2019

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September 26, 2019 Press Release

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September 13, 2019 Press Release

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September 10, 2019 Press Release

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September 5, 2019 Press Release
Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. participated in a roundtable on September 4 for the House Committee on Homeland Security in Pittsburgh. He issued the following statement about what he learned from city officials regarding how they have dealt with mass shootings and domestic terrorism one year after a domestic terrorist killed 11 worshippers at a local synagogue.
August 12, 2019 Press Release
“As a resident and representative of Newark, I am very concerned about the discovery of elevated levels of lead in Newark’s water supply. Traditionally, Newark has been known for the quality of its water and had been known for some of the cleanest water in the country. We need to find out what is happening in the pipes that carry this water from the aquifers to our faucets to solve and rectify this issue immediately.
August 6, 2019 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today we celebrate the anniversary of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The most important right for citizens of every democracy is the right to choose their leaders. The right to vote is the foundation of our democracy and one of the moral pillars of our country.
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March 9, 2016 In The News
U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. announced that New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District, which includes portions of Essex, Hudson and Union counties, is participating in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.
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February 24, 2016 In The News
Josua Soto-Vasquez, Gianfranco Cervantes, and Yaxenis Ramos of North 13th Street Tech in Newark were named the winners for the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
Together, our potential for success is unlimited. And together, we can make sure that every American, regardless of what they look like, has a fair shot at achieving that success.
February 23, 2016 In The News
Newark Central Ward Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins and U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. visited North Star Academy Central Avenue campus Friday to talk to students about leadership.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
On this month's Black History edition of Newark Today, we talk with Amiri Baraka Jr. and Congressman Donald Payne Jr. about the legacies of their fathers in the city of Newark and beyond.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
NJ Transit and the rail unions continued to talk Wednesday and have a tentative session scheduled next week, as the countdown clock to a strike or lock-out continues.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
Amid concerning reports that terrorist organizations may use biological weapons to conduct an attack on American soil, and as the Zika virus, which has been linked to serious birth defects, continues to spread at rapid clip, lawmakers met to discuss the current status of US biosurveillance efforts.
February 23, 2016 In The News
The New Jersey lawmaker remembers his late father and predecessor, Rep. Donald Payne Sr., who was the first African American lawmaker to represent the state in Congress.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
In response to the children that were burned alive by terrorist group Boko Haram as part of an assault in Nigeria that killed 86 people on Jan.31, 2016, Essex County Freeholder President Britnee N. Timberlake and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., are hosting a roundtable discussion.

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