Press Releases

Feb 13, 2015

Payne Calls On Congress To Pass A Clean DHS Funding Bill

On the House floor this morning, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) urged House Republicans to work with Democrats to pass a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

Feb 11, 2015

Payne Introduces Resolution to Protect Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined with Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) to introduce a resolution to protect the quality of life for prostate cancer survivors.

Feb 11, 2015

House Passes Payne Bill to Improve Emergency Communications

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill authored and introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), H.R. 615, the DHS Interoperable Communications Act, by a vote of 379 to 0.

Dec 8, 2014

Payne Dedicates MLK Drive Jersey City Post Office in Honor of the Late Judge Shirley A. Tolentino

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, and Councilwoman Diane Coleman (Ward F) dedicated the Jersey City Post Office located at 369 Martin Luther King Drive, Jersey City, N.J. in honor of the late Judge Shirley A. Tolentino.

Nov 25, 2014

Payne Deeply Disappointed in Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released a statement sharing his disappointment following the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown.

Nov 18, 2014

Payne Introduces Statewide Interoperable Communications (SWIC) Enhancement Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced the Statewide Interoperable Communications (SWIC) Enhancement Act in coordination with a hearing on “Interoperable Communications: Assessing Progress Since 9/11,” held by the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications where Rep. Payne, Jr. serves as Ranking Member.

Nov 17, 2014

Payne Attends Ribbon Cutting of New Bayonne Firehouse

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) attended a ribbon cutting of a brand new 15,000 square foot fire station paid for with a $3.5 million grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Nov 14, 2014

Payne Honors the Life of Late Rutgers University Professor Clement Price

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. submitted the following statement into the U.S. House of Representatives official record, honoring the life of Rutgers University Professor Clement Price, whose funeral is being held today in Newark, New Jersey.

Sep 16, 2014

Payne, Menendez, Booker Applaud Addition of Newark Contaminated Site to EPA Superfund List

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) today praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for adding the Pierson’s Creek site in Newark to its Superfund list of most hazardous waste sites. New Jersey now has 115 Superfund sites on the National Priorities List, tops in the nation.

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