Representative Donald 'Don' M. Payne, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic
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7/28/15 Renew Voting Rights Act 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/16/15 Payne, Jr. Reacts to Save the Children Report Showing Children Still at Risk in Disasters 7/13/15 Congressional Black Caucus 7/13/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security 7/13/15 Payne, Jr., Colleagues Urge Obama to Expand Social Security 7/06/15 Payne, Jr.'s Interoperable Communications Bill Signed into Public Law 7/02/15 Payne, Jr. Statement on Tennessee Train Derailment 6/30/15 Payne, Jr. Applauds New Overtime Pay Protections 6/26/15 Menendez, Booker, Payne Announce $190K Federal Grant to Better Protect East Orange Firefighters 6/26/15 Payne, Jr. Applauds Obergefell v. Hodges Decision 6/25/15 Payne Co-Sponsors Resolution Urging States to Remove Confederate Flag 6/25/15 Payne, Jr. Statement on King v. Burwell Decision 6/25/15 Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill to Strengthen Education for Low-Income Children 6/25/15 Following Payne Letter, DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status Registration Period for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone 6/24/15 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities 6/23/15 Payne's Emergency Communications Bill Heads to President's Desk for Signature 6/23/15 Interoperable Communications Strategy Bill to Become Law 6/19/15 Payne, Jr. Statement on "Fast Track" Trade Promotion Authority Vote 6/18/15 Payne, Jr. Statement on Charleston Church Shooting 6/18/15 Payne, Jr. Introduces Resolution to Support National Men's Health Week 6/18/15 Payne, Jr. Applauds U.S. Treasury Plan to Add Woman to $10 Bill 6/15/15 Congressional Black Caucus: The Missing Black Male 6/11/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - World Trade Center Health Program 6/10/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act 6/10/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Berra and the Medal of Freedom 6/09/15 DHS Must Act on Interoperable Communications Strategy 6/09/15 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Pirate Radio Broadcasting 6/08/15 NJTV News: Rep. Payne: Jersey Jobs Tour Aims to Help Small Businesses 6/04/15 VIDEO RELEASE: Rep. Payne, Jr. Statement on Amtrak CEO Testimony on Derailment 6/01/15 The Congressional Black Caucus 5/28/15 Rep. Payne, Jr. Launches "Jersey Jobs" Tour 5/27/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention 5/21/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy 5/20/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - TRID Regulation 5/20/15 Democratic Homeland Security Bills Pass Committee 5/20/15 Transportation Infrastructure 5/20/15 House Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne's Emergency Communications Legislation 5/19/15 Payne Statement on Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension 5/18/15 The Urgency of Now: Addressing Reform, Accountability, Equality, and Diversity 5/14/15 Payne Legislation Passes in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee 5/14/15 Hearing of the House Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Markup 5/14/15 Export-Import Bank 5/13/15 Conference Launching Legislation to Reduce Unchecked Online Ammunition Purchases 5/13/15 Payne Statement on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia 5/07/15 Payne Congratulates Robert Cottingham, Jr. On Being Named NJ Minority Small Business Person of the Year 5/07/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members 5/06/15 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Breast Cancer Prevention 5/04/15 Payne Hosts Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop in Newark 5/01/15 Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020