Press Releases

Feb 12, 2013

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.’s Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

Tonight, President Obama outlined a vision to restore the American Dream for everyone who calls this country home

Feb 12, 2013

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. Calls On House GOP Leadership to Act Now to Pass the Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

Issues: Health Care

Today, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr., called upon the House GOP leadership to quickly bring up and pass the bipartisan Senate-passed Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization. Earlier today, the Senate passed a strong, bipartisan VAWA Reauthorization bill by a 78-22 vote. Rep. Payne, Jr., is a co-sponsor of the House bill that is identical to the Senate VAWA Reauthorization.

Feb 7, 2013

Congressman Payne, Jr., Announces Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Policy Principles

Congressman Payne, Jr., announces Gun Violence Prevention Task Force's proposed policy principles and urges fellow colleagues to support and act on passing legislation that prevents gun violence right away.

Feb 7, 2013

Statement Following U.S. Postal Service Decision to Stop Saturday Mail Delivery

It is unfortunate that the U.S. Postal Service has had to make the decision to stop Saturday mail delivery to reduce its financial challenges as postal employees and Saturday delivery serve an important function in my district. Congress must work together to reform and strengthen the postal system.

Feb 4, 2013

Statement on Black History Month & The 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Rosa Parks

This month we celebrate Black History Month, and today we mark the 100th Anniversary of the birth of influential civil rights leader and activist, Rosa Parks.

Nov 15, 2012

Payne Takes Office

U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr. was sworn in as a Member of the United States House of Representatives by House Speaker John Boehner Thursday, November 15, 2012.