Press Releases

Mar 30, 2017

Payne, Jr. Cosponsors Resolution of Inquiry to Push for Russia Investigation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored a Resolution of Inquiry directing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide the Committee on Homeland Security with all information it possesses pertaining to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Mar 28, 2017

Payne, Jr. Priorities Included in Congressional Black Caucus Policy Agenda Delivered to President

Last week, ahead of their meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, the Congressional Black Caucus presented the president with a 130-page policy document titled, “We Have a Lot to Lose: Solutions to Advance Black Families in the 21st Century.” Included in the document are a number of Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) priorities on gun safety reform, testing for lead contamination, colorectal cancer detection, and childhood education.

Mar 24, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement After House Republicans Pull TrumpCare

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after House Republicans pulled their TrumpCare bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 23, 2017

Payne, Jr. Calls on Nunes to Step Down as House Intelligence Committee Chairman

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, issued the following statement calling on Congressman Devin Nunes to step down as House Intelligence Committee Chairman over his handling of the Trump wiretapping investigation.

Mar 17, 2017

Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill to Expand Life-Saving Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Co-Chair of the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus, introduced legislation that will extend colorectal cancer screenings to underserved populations.

Mar 16, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Trump’s FY2018 Budget Blueprint

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after President Trump released his budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018.

Mar 13, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on CBO Score of GOP Repeal Bill

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) estimate of the impact of the Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 8, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on Reports of Trump Administration Proposal to Fund Border Wall with Cuts to Coast Guard, FEMA, TSA

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement on news reports that the Trump administration plans to cut the budgets of the Coast Guard, the Transportation Security Administration, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the president’s border wall.

Mar 8, 2017

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

Today, the House Committee on Homeland Security unanimously passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to incorporate children’s needs into disaster preparedness planning.

Mar 8, 2017

Reps. Payne, Thompson, Vela: Reject Cruel and Misguided Plan to Separate Mothers & Children

Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX), sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly regarding his confirmation that DHS is considering separating children from their parents at the border.

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