Press Releases

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.

Sep 9, 2014

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Announce $14.8M TIGER Grant for Port Newark

Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10)and Albio Sires (NJ-08) and U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) and today announced a $14,800,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve and expand facilities at Port Newark, create hundreds of jobs and enhance economic opportunities throughout the region.

Aug 15, 2014

Payne Statement on Situation in Ferguson

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement regarding the death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

Aug 11, 2014

Payne Announces Additional $2 Million in Veterans Affairs Grants Awarded to Soldier On to Continue Combatting Veterans Homelessness in Northern New Jersey

Payne announces $2 million renewal in federal grant funding to Soldier On to assist veterans and their families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless in Essex, Hudson, and Bergen Counties.

Aug 7, 2014

Payne Marks 16th Anniversary of Al Qaeda Attacks on American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked the 16th Anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on American Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On that morning, more than 200 people were killed, including 12 Americans.

Aug 7, 2014

Payne, NELP, and Labor Workers Push Congress to Pass Payroll Fraud Prevention Act to Put a Stop to the Damaging Effects Employee Misclassification Has on Workers and the Economy

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference with the National Employment Law Project (NELP) and workers on the damaging effects that misclassifying employees as independent contractors has on workers, their families, and the economy.