Press Releases

Jun 25, 2013

Payne Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in response to the decision by the Supreme Court of the United State today in Shelby County v. Holder to strike down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Jun 25, 2013

Payne Pushes Congress to Stop the Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates on July 1

Issues: Education

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) held a press conference at Saint Peter’s University today and urged Congress to work until it comes to a resolution to prevent the doubling of student loan interest rates set to increase on July 1.

Jun 20, 2013

Payne Votes against Draconian Cuts to SNAP in House Farm Bill

In a vote of 195 to 234, the U.S. House of Representatives defeated the Farm Bill that included $20.5 billion in cuts to SNAP. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) has been an outspoken advocate in preserving SNAP, taking part in the SNAP Challenge to protest these cuts.

Jun 17, 2013

Payne Celebrates 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. helped kick off the 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week at the first annual Newark Small Business Week, hosted by NewarkPulse.com, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, and Rutgers Business School.

Jun 17, 2013

Payne Kicks Off 50th Annual National Small Business Week in Newark

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. helped kick off the 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week at the first annual Newark Small Business Week, hosted by NewarkPulse.com, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, and Rutgers Business School.

Jun 10, 2013

Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (NJ-10) stated the following in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act.

Jun 3, 2013

Statement on the Passing of Senator Lautenberg

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement following the passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg.

Jun 3, 2013

Payne Tours Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. toured the Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) with CFBNJ President & CEO Kathleen DiChiara, New Jersey State Senator Ray Lesniak, and Hillside Councilwoman Angela Garretson and stressed the need to stop cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

May 28, 2013

Payne Greets President at Jersey Shore

Issues: Local Issues

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) traveled to Asbury Park, New Jersey to greet President Barack Obama and survey the recovery of the Jersey Shore – an area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.

May 27, 2013

Memorial Day Statement

Issues: Veterans

This Memorial Day, we remember the brave members of our Armed Forces and their families who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the rights and freedoms all Americans hold dear.

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