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Don Payne, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic
Date Title
Nov. 23, 2015 Nonpartisan Watchdog Releases Report on BioWatch Terror Surveillance Warning System
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Oct. 23, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to Administrator Slavitt - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to Protect Nursing-Home Residents from Forced Arbitration
Oct. 13, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Ways and Means Chairman, and the Hon. Sander Levin, Ways and Means Ranking Member - Members of House Homeland Security Panels Reject Plan to Divert Border Security Funding
Oct. 6, 2015 Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce Up to $3M in Federal Funding to Support Minority Students Pursuing STEM
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation
Sept. 30, 2015 Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne Aviation Security Bill with Bipartisan Support
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - implementation of Positive Train Control
Sept. 28, 2015 Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce $4.4M COPS Grants to Enhance Public Safety in NJ, East Orange, Essex County, Jersey City
Sept. 28, 2015 Letter to The Hon. Shaun Donovan, Director, Office of Management and Budget and The Hon. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services - Meaningful Use Stage 3
Sept. 24, 2015 Payne Announces $600K Grant for Bloomfield College to Provide STEM Educational Opportunities for African Americans
Sept. 23, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Address Long-Standing Steel Issues with Chinese President Xi
Sept. 22, 2015 Payne, Menendez, Booker, Baraka, Sires Announce $7.4 Million Federal Grant to Hire 38 Newark Firefighters
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted
Sept. 22, 2015 Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce Grants to Empower Low-Income Entrepreneurs
Sept. 18, 2015 Defund Planned Parenthood Act
Sept. 18, 2015 Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Support American Job Growth and Improve Infrastructure
Sept. 17, 2015 Payne Congratulates Newark's Riverfront Park on Smart Growth Achievement Award
Sept. 16, 2015 Support Grows for Permanent Extension of James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Programs as One Hundred 9/11 First Responders & Former Daily Show Host Jon Stewart
Sept. 15, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit
Sept. 15, 2015 Payne Participates in Jersey City Workshop on Unsafe Oil Trains
Sept. 11, 2015 Payne Backs Effort to Permanently Extend Health and Compensation Programs for Ailing 9/11 Heroes
Sept. 9, 2015 Payne Announces $250K in Drug-Free Communities Grants to Orange, Rahway
Sept. 8, 2015 Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires, PANYNJ Announce $256M in PATH Sandy Relief Grants
Sept. 3, 2015 Letter to Sylvia M. Burwell, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - ACA Enrollement
Sept. 3, 2015 Payne, Jr. Discusses Importance of Health Equity at Newark Roundtable
Aug. 27, 2015 Payne, Jr. Statement on the Passing of Amelia Boynton Robinson
Aug. 26, 2015 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Small Business Lending Data
Aug. 26, 2015 Payne, Jr., South Orange Leaders Announce $1 Million Grant for River Greenway Project
Aug. 24, 2015 Payne, Jr. Announces Export Development Award to New Jersey
Aug. 21, 2015 Payne, Jr. Announces Workforce Development Grant for Jersey City
Aug. 18, 2015 Payne, Jr. Announces Grant to Provide Health Services for Underserved Newark Residents
Aug. 14, 2015 Payne, Jr. Statement on 80th Anniversary of Social Security
Aug. 13, 2015 Payne, Jr. Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Newark to Mark National Health Center Week
Aug. 6, 2015 Payne, Jr. Statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement
July 31, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy
July 29, 2015 Payne, Jr. Co-Sponsors Legislation to Protect Workers against Misclassification
July 28, 2015 Renew Voting Rights Act
July 28, 2015 House Passes Payne, Jr. Bill to Improve Interoperable Emergency Communications for First Responders
July 27, 2015 Letter to Ashton B. Carter, Secretary for the Department of Defense - Veteran Suicide Prevention
July 24, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader, and Steny Honyer, Minority Whip - Change to IPR in Innovation Act
July 23, 2015 Payne, Jr. Votes Against Anti-GMO Labeling Bill
July 23, 2015 Transportation Security Subcommittee Passes Payne Bill to Bolster TSA, Aviation Stakeholder Collaboration
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sunscreen Patents
July 17, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report
July 16, 2015 Payne, Jr. Reacts to Save the Children Report Showing Children Still at Risk in Disasters
July 13, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security
July 13, 2015 Congressional Black Caucus
July 13, 2015 Payne, Jr., Colleagues Urge Obama to Expand Social Security
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