Press Releases

Jun 4, 2015

VIDEO RELEASE: Rep. Payne, Jr. Statement on Amtrak CEO Testimony on Derailment

Congressman Payne, Jr. released the following statement regarding Amtrak President and CEO Joseph Boardman’s statement to the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee that positive train control will be in place for the entire Northeast Corridor by the end of the year.

May 28, 2015

Rep. Payne, Jr. Launches “Jersey Jobs” Tour

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today launched his 10th District “Jersey Jobs” tour in Jersey City with stops at Jackson Hill Main Street Management Corporation, Rising Tide Capital, and the Business Development Incubator (BDI) at New Jersey City University (NJCU).

May 27, 2015

Advisory: Rep. Payne, Jr. to Launch “Jersey Jobs” Tour With Stops in Jersey City

On Thursday, May 28, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will launch his 10th District “Jersey Jobs” tour in Jersey City.

May 20, 2015

House Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne’s Emergency Communications Legislation

Issues: Local Issues

Legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the House Committee on Homeland Security.

May 19, 2015

Payne Statement on Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension.

May 14, 2015

Payne Legislation Passes in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee

Legislation introduced by Rep. Payne, Jr. to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications with unanimous bipartisan support.

May 13, 2015

Payne Statement on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement on the derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia.

May 7, 2015

Payne Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner for New Jersey’s 10th District

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced Alexandra Pozo of Newark’s Arts High School as the 2015 Congressional Art Competition winner from New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

May 7, 2015

Payne Congratulates Robert Cottingham, Jr. On Being Named NJ Minority Small Business Person of the Year

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today congratulated Robert Cottingham, Jr. on being named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2015 New Jersey Minority Small Business Person of the Year.

May 4, 2015

Payne Hosts Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop in Newark

Issues: Local Issues

On May 2, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., in collaboration with representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, hosted an orientation on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s policy designating Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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