Press Releases

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.

Dec 18, 2015

Payne, Jr. Votes in Support of the Omnibus

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after voting in support of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 316 to 113.

Dec 16, 2015

Payne, Jr. Introduces Gun Buyback Legislation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today introduced the Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2015, a bill that increases incentives to sell back guns around the country, provides a stimulus to the economy, and recycles the sold guns into environmentally-friendly objects.

Dec 14, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on 3rd Anniversary of Sandy Hook Tragedy

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, today released the following statement marking the 3rd anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

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