Press Releases

Jun 8, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on House Passage of Financial CHOICE Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ill-advised Financial CHOICE Act.

Jun 8, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Former FBI Director James Comey’s Testimony

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement today on former FBI Director James Comey’s testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Jun 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump’s Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, issued the following statement on President Trump’s plan to privatize air traffic control.

Jun 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Climate Deal

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced that the United States will exit the Paris climate agreement.

May 30, 2017

Members of NJ Delegation Call for Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. signed a New Jersey congressional delegation letter, led by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urging her to continue federal funding for the Gateway Project, despite the Trump Administration’s budget that calls for zeroing-out the transit New Starts program, the primary funding source to build new Hudson River rail tunnels and upgrade the Northeast Corridor.

May 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement in Observance of Memorial Day

Issues: Veterans

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.

May 26, 2017

Payne Urges Christie, NJ Transit, NJDOT to Reconsider Plan to Reroute Midtown Direct Service During Penn Station Repairs

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, sent a letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chair Richard Hammer, and NJ Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro, urging them to reconsider their plan to reroute Midtown Direct service during Amtrak’s New York Penn Station track work this summer.

May 26, 2017

Payne, Jr. Announces $3.7 Million in Upward Bound Grants for New Jersey Schools

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the awarding of $3,662,085 in Fiscal Year 2017 grant funding to New Jersey institutions of higher education through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program for pre-college education programs for disadvantage students.

May 25, 2017

NJ House Reps Laud $10M for NJ Transit to Install Positive Train Control

All twelve New Jersey U.S. House Representatives lauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $10 million grant to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to advance its implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) along its rail lines.

May 24, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on New CBO Score of Health Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its analysis of the House-passed version of Trumpcare.

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