Press Releases

Jan 3, 2017

Payne, Jr. Statement on GOP Reversing Plan to Destroy Office of Congressional Ethics

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after House Republicans reversed plans to gut the independent Office of Congressional Ethics.

Jan 3, 2017

Rep. Payne, Jr. Statement on NJ Assembly Passage of Lead Bill

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on New Jersey Assembly passage of A3539, a bill requiring schools to test and remediate lead in drinking water.

Dec 14, 2016

Payne, Jr. Announces $2.3M Federal Grant to East Orange Child Development Corporation

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $2,262,719 to support Head Start and Early Head Start programs at the East Orange Child Development Corporation.

Dec 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Congratulates Winner of 2016 Congressional App Challenge

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Payne, Jr. announced the winner of the 2016 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

Dec 8, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of Water Resources Infrastructure Legislation

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on House passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation (WIIN) Act.

Dec 2, 2016

Payne, Jr. Bill Included in 2017 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act (H.R. 4509) was included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that won House passage today.

Nov 30, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Passage of 21st Century Cures Act

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on House passage of H.R. 34, the 21st Century Cures Act.

Nov 28, 2016

Reps. Payne, Dent Lead Letter Urging House Leadership to Consider Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act

Issues: Health Care

90 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Charlie Dent (PA-15), today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, asking them to bring H.R. 1220, the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, to the House floor for a vote before the end of the 114th Congress.

Nov 28, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on Ohio State Attack

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the attack at Ohio State University.

Nov 28, 2016

Payne, Jr. Applauds EPA for Increasing Renewable Fuel Requirements

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increased the amount of renewable fuel that must be added to the nation’s gasoline supply.

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