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Don Payne, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Donald 'Don' M. Payne, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 10
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beatrice; 3 Children: Donald III, Jack, Yvonne
Birth Date: 12/17/1958
Home City: Newark, NJ
Date Title
July 18, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan
July 11, 2014 House Passes Payne Smart Grid Study as Part of Larger Appropriations Bill
July 9, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
July 9, 2014 House Passes Payne Emergency Communications Bill
July 8, 2014 Social Media Working Group Act of 2014
July 8, 2014 Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act
July 8, 2014 Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 2, 2014 Payne Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Act
June 30, 2014 Payne Deeply Disappointed in SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 Voting Rights Amendment Act
June 24, 2014 Payne, House Committee on Homeland Security Host Field Hearing in Newark on the Security Successes and Lessons Learned Following 2014 Super Bowl in New Jersey
June 18, 2014 Unemployment Insurance Extension
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 16, 2014 Payne and DiVincenzo Partner with MEND to Announce Online Food Drive to Curb Hunger
June 11, 2014 Committee Passes Payne Emergency Communications Bill; Accepts Amendment to Improve Interoperable Communications
June 9, 2014 Payne Praises President Obama's New Action to Help Student Loan Borrowers; Also Calls on Congress to Pass Student Loan Refinancing Bill
June 3, 2014 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United State,- Correct Unfair Medicare Policy for Polyp Removal During Life-Saving Cancer Screenings
May 30, 2014 Payne Reacts to Resignation of Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Departing of Housing and Urban Development -- Diversion of Sandy Funds
May 5, 2014 Pallone and New Jersey Congressional Delegation Members Call on EPA to Restore Coastal Helicopter Monitoring
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Stakeholder Assessments of the Administration's National Preparedness Grant Program Proposal
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 22, 2014 Payne Releases Report: Ryan Republican Budget a Recipe for Disaster for Communities of Color
April 11, 2014 Menendez, Booker, Frelinghuysen, Pascrell, Sires, Payne Statement on EPA Passaic River Cleanup
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 26, 2014 Affordable Care Act Deadline
March 26, 2014 Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act
March 20, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 14, 2014 Payne, Polis Introduce Legislation to Improve Teacher Training & Evaluation Practices
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 13, 2014 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
March 12, 2014 Payne Announces More than $8.4 Million in FEMA EMPG Grants to New Jersey
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
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