Press Releases

Sep 17, 2013

Payne Hosts Health Care Town Hall in Jersey City

Issues: Health Care

People from across the community attended Rep. Payne, Jr.'s health care town hall to learn about the new Health Care Marketplaces and how President Obama’s new health care law will affect them and their families.

Sep 16, 2013

Payne Statement on Washington Navy Yard Shooting

My thoughts are with the victims and all those affected by the Washington Navy Yard shootings today. We continue to pray on behalf of those injured during this horrific event, and my special condolences are extended to those who were killed and the families mourning the death of their loved ones.

Sep 16, 2013

Payne Speaks at Small Business Development Conference

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Small Business, spoke at the Small Business Development Conference, Reviving the Entrepreneurial Spirit: Creating Wealth and Opportunity in the 21st Century, this Saturday.

Sep 10, 2013

Payne Statement in Response to President Obama’s Address to the Nation on Syria

Congressman Payne, Jr. outlines his thoughts on Syria and the action forward following the President's address to the nation.

Aug 30, 2013

Payne Statement in Celebration of Labor Day

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released a statement in celebration of Labor Day, thanking America's workers for the tremendous contribution they have made to building and strengthening this country.

Aug 27, 2013

Payne Announces $52.6 Million in Homeland Security Grants to New Jersey

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced $52,632,855 in Homeland Security grants to benefit New Jersey, including Newark and Jersey City areas, which will receive $21,663,035 from the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) program.

Aug 15, 2013

Payne Announces $1,205,393 Awarded In Navigator Grants to Organizations that Serve His District

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that $1,205,393 has been awarded in Navigator grants to organizations that serve New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

Aug 13, 2013

Payne, House Democratic Caucus Call on Speaker Boehner to Fund SNAP

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with a united 204 House Democrats, called on Speaker John Boehner to stop turning his back on America’s hungry children and families. In a letter, they implored the Speaker to include funding for nutrition programs in any future Farm Bill that comes before the House of Representatives.

Aug 7, 2013

Payne Announces More than $3.5 Million in Assistance to New Jersey Small Businesses

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced more than $3.5 million in assistance today to go to New Jersey small businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy as part of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief.

Aug 1, 2013

Payne Introduces Green Jobs Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) held a press conference today with House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and other House Democrats to discuss House Democrats' commitment to job creation heading into the August district work period.