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NJ Congressional Delegation Pushes for Federal Assistance in Wake of Winter Storm Jonas

Feb 12 2016

NEWARK, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez today led the full New Jersey Congressional delegation in a letter to President Obama urging his Administration to support the State’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for 17 of New Jersey’s 21 counties impacted by Winter Storm Jonas.

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Call on TSA to Address Newark Airport Security Delays

Feb 11 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) was joined by U.S.

Payne, Jr. Votes to Prevent Another Flint Water Crisis

Feb 10 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted with a bipartisan majority to pass H.R. 4470, the Safe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act. The legislation ensures that the public will learn of excessive lead levels in drinking water by setting forth how and when states, the U.S.

Payne, Jr. Applauds New Obama Proposal for Battling Cancer

Feb 09 2016

Washington, D.C. – As President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Request today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that it includes, as part of the national “Moonshot” initiative to eliminate cancer, critical funding to eliminate beneficiary coinsurance for screening colonoscopies with polyp removal.

Payne, Jr. Denounces House GOP’s Attacks on Health Care of Women & Working Families

Feb 02 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Republicans voted for the 63rd time to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, and for the 12th time to attack women’s health care in the 114th Congress alone.Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.

Payne, Jr. Statement on the Seventh Anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

Jan 29 2016

Newark, N.J. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement today to mark the seventh anniversary of the enactment of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act:

Payne, Jr. Responds to President’s State of the Union Address on C-SPAN

Jan 13 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke with C-SPAN last night to discuss President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Below is an excerpt from the interview and link to the video.



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