Press Releases

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.

May 1, 2015

Payne Introduces Legislation to Improve Interoperable Emergency Communications for First Responders

Today Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced the Statewide Interoperable Communications (SWIC) Enhancement Act of 2015, legislation to enable state and local first responders to achieve interoperable emergency communications.

May 1, 2015

Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored the Raise the Wage Act of 2015, legislation to create more opportunities for American families to get ahead by raising the federal minimum wage to $12.00 by the year 2020.

Apr 28, 2015

Payne, Jr. Requests Answers from Superintendent Cami Anderson on One Newark Plan

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) sent a letter to the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson, expressing his concerns with the One Newark Plan and requesting answers to a number of questions about the plan.

Apr 28, 2015

UPDATED: Payne, Menendez, Booker Offices to Hold Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop

Issues: Local Issues

On Saturday, May 2, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., in collaboration with representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, will host 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.

Apr 23, 2015

House Passes Payne Amendment to Protect Critical Infrastructure Against Cyber Attacks

The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015, which included an amendment by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to protect critical infrastructure against cyber attacks.

Apr 23, 2015

Payne Statement on the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch as U.S. Attorney General.

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