Press Releases

Dec 14, 2015

Payne, Jr. Announces 10th District Participation in Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District will participate in the 2015 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a nationwide event that gives high school students an opportunity to build software applications, or apps, for mobile, tablet, or computer devices on a platform of their choice.

Dec 8, 2015

Payne, Jr. Signs Discharge Petition to Close Terrorist Gun Loophole

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) signed a Democratic discharge petition, introduced by Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), to force a vote on Republican Congressman Peter King’s Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act.

Dec 4, 2015

Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce Over $1.4M for Newark Health Centers

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) today announced $1,469,711 for community health centers in the City of Newark to expand primary care services.

Dec 3, 2015

Reps. Payne, Jr., Mullin Introduce Resolution to Recognize Health and Wellness Coaches

Issues: Health Care

As co-chairs of the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-2) introduced a House resolution expressing support for health and wellness coaches and National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week.

Dec 3, 2015

Payne, Jr. Announces $2.3M Head Start and Early Head Start Grant for Montclair Child Development Center

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that the Montclair Child Development Center Inc. (MCDC) in Montclair, New Jersey has been awarded a $2.3 million Head Start and Early Head Start grant to provide comprehensive childhood development services to predominantly low-income children and families.

Nov 19, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Racial Threat at Kean University

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after a death threat was made against African-American students at Kean University in Union, New Jersey.

Nov 19, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Republican Syrian Refugee Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 4038, the American SAFE Act of 2015. This House Republican legislation would immediately halt resettlement of refugees from Syria and Iraq.

Nov 16, 2015

House Passes Payne, Jr.’s Aviation Security Bill

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) legislation to strengthen collaboration between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Aviation Security Advisory Committee, which advises the TSA on security matters.

Nov 13, 2015

Payne, Pascrell, Sires Urge Port Authority to Improve Wages, Benefits for Subcontracted Airport Workers

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08) sent a letter urging the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to improve the depressed wages and benefits of subcontracted aviation service workers at Port Authority airports, particularly the 4,000 employed at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Nov 10, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Veterans Day

Issues: Veterans

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which falls on Wednesday, November 11.

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