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March 23, 2020 Press Release

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March 16, 2020 Press Release

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March 13, 2020 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. issued the follow statement today after President Trump invoked the Stafford Act and declared a national state of emergency to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

March 12, 2020 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. received the first Congressional trophy ever awarded to a member of Congress for speeches in the U.S. House of Representatives today. 

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March 11, 2020 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today for awarding $1.5 million in grant funding to New Jersey to test for lead in the drinking water of all city schools and childcare facilities. 

March 10, 2020 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. lead a subcommittee hearing today that found the United States could handle the amount of coronavirus cases right now, but health experts said it was far from ready if the disease continues to spread.

 

March 4, 2020 Press Release

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Washington, D.C. — Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. voted for an $8.3 billion emergency supplemental appropriations bill today to fully fund medical efforts against the coronavirus and protect Americans from this public health crisis. 

March 2, 2020 Press Release

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February 28, 2020 Press Release

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February 23, 2016 In The News
Upset over hour-long wait times at Newark Airport security checkpoints during Christmas, federal lawmakers from New Jersey asked the Transportation Security Administration on Thursday to prevent a repeat performance this spring.
February 23, 2016 In The News
Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J., has launched a new radio show, created to find connections between hip-hop and government.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
Congressman Payne, Congressman Lance, Senator Corey Booker and Senator Robert Menendez gave early assurances that federal funding of the full mitigation study is one of their highest priorities.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
A new federally qualified health center opened in Newark in place of a medical center which was shut down in 2008.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (New Jersey, 10th district) will host a monthly forum on the “All Politics Are Local” radio show own WRNU Rutgers Radio in Newark starting Friday, starting February 5th.
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February 23, 2016 In The News
New Jersey lawmakers expressed concern regarding the continued decline in Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding for New Jersey.
February 2, 2016 In The News
A bipartisan group of New Jersey's federal lawmakers have asked the Homeland Security Department to explain why the state's federal grants are shrinking.
February 2, 2016 In The News
Nearly eight years since Newark's Saint James Hospital was shut down, elected officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center designed to serve residents affected by the hospital's closure.
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February 2, 2016 In The News
Democratic lawmakers this morning cut the ribbon on a new federally qualified health center that will expand health services in the Ironbound neighborhood thanks in part to $600,000 in Affordable Care Act (ACA) dollars.
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February 1, 2016 In The News
Advocates took aim at the upcoming congressional vote to cut federal funding for women’s reproductive health.

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