Press Releases

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.

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.