Press Releases

May 3, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Omnibus Spending Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY2017 omnibus spending bill.

May 3, 2017

Payne, Jr. Amendment Passes in Committee; Headed for Full House Vote

Today, the House Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) amendment to H.R. 2188, the Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act.

May 2, 2017

Payne, Cicilline, Members of Congress Introduce LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today joined Congressman David N. Cicilline (RI-01), along with more than 190 co-sponsors in the U.S. House of Representatives, to introduce the Equality Act of 2017, which extends the protections of federal civil rights laws to LGBT Americans.

Apr 28, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of Short-Term Funding Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a short-term funding bill, or continuing resolution, to keep the federal government open through May 5.

Apr 25, 2017

House Passes Payne, Jr.’s Homeland Security for Children Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Homeland Security for Children Act (H.R. 1372), legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to incorporate children’s needs into disaster preparedness planning.

Apr 12, 2017

Rep. Payne, Jr.: Spicer Must Go

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments regarding the Holocaust.

Apr 7, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on U.S. airstrikes in Syria.

Apr 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on South Sudan Famine

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on the growing famine in South Sudan, where 100,000 people are at risk of starvation.

Apr 5, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Rail Disruptions in Northeast Corridor

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement on the recent accidents at New York’s Penn Station.

Apr 4, 2017

Payne, Jr. Marks Equal Pay Day, Cosponsors Paycheck Fairness Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked Equal Pay Day—the day that symbolizes when, more than three months into the year, women’s wages catch up to what men were paid in the previous year—by cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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