Press Releases

Mar 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Reports of Lead Found in Drinking Water at Newark Public Schools

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today in response to reports of elevated lead levels found in the drinking water at 30 Newark public schools.

Mar 2, 2016

Payne, Lance, and Colleagues Introduce Resolution Designating March 2016 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-7), and colleagues introduced a House resolution (H.Res.630) to designate March 2016 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Feb 25, 2016

Payne, Jr. Announces 10th District Participation in 2016 Congressional Art Competition

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District is participating in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.

Feb 24, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on President’s Plan for Closing Guantanamo

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

Feb 19, 2016

Payne, Jr. Visits North Star Academy to Discuss Challenges & Opportunities Facing Newark Youth

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) visited North Star Academy in Newark to talk with fifth-grade boys about growing up as young men in Newark, the challenges they face, and how to overcome those challenges.

Feb 18, 2016

Payne, Jr. Congratulates Winners of 2015 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

Feb 12, 2016

NJ Congressional Delegation Pushes for Federal Assistance in Wake of Winter Storm Jonas

The full New Jersey Congressional delegation sent a letter to President Obama urging his Administration to support the State’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for 17 of New Jersey’s 21 counties impacted by Winter Storm Jonas

Feb 11, 2016

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Call on TSA to Address Newark Airport Security Delays

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) was joined by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08) in calling on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to address staffing issues at Newark Liberty International Airport amid significant delays at security check points during peak travel times, including unusually long delays this past holiday season.

Feb 10, 2016

Payne, Jr. Votes to Prevent Another Flint Water Crisis

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted with a bipartisan majority to pass H.R. 4470, the Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act.

Feb 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Applauds New Obama Proposal for Battling Cancer

Issues: Health Care

As President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that it includes, as part of the national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer, critical funding to eliminate beneficiary coinsurance for screening colonoscopies with polyp removal.

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