Press Releases

May 8, 2013

Payne Votes NO on GOP's "Work More, Pay Less" Act

Says It Is Time to Give Working Families the Pay and Flexibility They Deserve

May 1, 2013

Payne Meets with FSD Drummer, Sets Goal to Make Newark Liberty Model for the Nation

Stresses Need to Improve Security Despite Sequestration

Apr 23, 2013

Payne Proudly Announces Tenth Congressional District National Endowment for the Arts Grant Recipients

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) proudly announces the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Ark Works grants to three recipients in New Jersey’s Tenth Congressional District.

Apr 15, 2013

Statement on the Explosions in Boston

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), who serves on the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement in response to the explosions in Boston today.

Apr 9, 2013

Payne Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls On Congress to Enact the Paycheck Fairness Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. marks Equal Pay Day, calling on Congress to close the wage gap between men and women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Apr 3, 2013

REP. PAYNE, SENS. LAUTENBERG AND MENENDEZ ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $3.1 MILLION FOR NEWARK FIRE DEPARTMENT

Issues: Local Issues

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced today that the City of Newark Fire Department will receive a federal grant totaling $3,171,693 to hire 21 new firefighters. The funding is awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.

Mar 21, 2013

Payne Blasts House Republican Budget

The House Republican budget is a disaster of epic proportions as it cuts critical investments in our future, raises taxes on the middle class, destroys the safety net for working families and seniors, and kills jobs.

Mar 21, 2013

Payne Vows to Remain a Strong Advocate in Fighting Colorectal Cancer

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Payne, Jr. met with Fight Colorectal Cancer survivors and advocates this week to raise awareness around the importance of lifesaving colorectal cancer screenings. Rep. Payne, Jr. vowed to remain a strong advocate in fighting colorectal cancer.

Mar 20, 2013

Payne Announces $2.5 Million Grant Awarded to Jersey City Hurricane Sandy First Responders

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) is proud to announce more than $2.5 million in grants awarded to New Jersey through the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the work Jersey City first responders performed during Hurricane Sandy.

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