Press Releases

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.

Feb 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Denounces House GOP’s Attacks on Health Care of Women & Working Families

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted against this latest Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood, and called on Republicans to drop their repeated attempts to take away health care from women and hard-working Americans.

Feb 2, 2016

N.J. Leaders Cut Ribbon to Mark Opening of New Saint James Health Center in Newark

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, U.S. Representatives Albio Sires (N.J.-08), Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) and Frank Pallone (N.J.-06), joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Councilmembers Luis Quintana, Augusto Amador and Anibal Ramos, and members of Newark’s Ironbound community for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the Saint James Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which will significantly expand quality health services to thousands of local Latino families.

Jan 29, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on the Seventh Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement today to mark the seventh anniversary of the enactment of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

Jan 29, 2016

Payne, PPMNJ Address Impact of Defunding Planned Parenthood on NJ Women

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference to discuss the impact of defunding Planned Parenthood on women’s health in New Jersey.

Jan 13, 2016

Payne, Jr. Responds to President’s State of the Union Address on C-SPAN

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke with C-SPAN last night to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Below is an excerpt from the interview and link to the video.

Jan 13, 2016

Payne, Jr. Reaction to the State of the Union

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address.

Jan 12, 2016

Payne, Jr. Joins Letter to President Denouncing DHS-Led Immigration Raids

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined 145 of his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives, including every Democratic member of New Jersey’s delegation, in sending a letter to President Obama calling for an end to unnecessary raids of Central American refugees across the nation.

Jan 5, 2016

Payne, Jr. Applauds Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after President Obama announced new executive actions to reduce gun violence by expanding criminal background checks.

Dec 22, 2015

Payne, Menendez, Booker Deliver Holiday Gift for NJ Transit Riders: Tax Breaks, Money Back in Their Pockets

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined U.S. Senator Bob Menendez and U.S. Senator Cory Booker at New Jersey Transit’s (NJT) Walnut Station in Montclair to urge transit commuters to take advantage of new federal tax benefits to help pay the cost of rising bus and train fares.

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