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Don Payne, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 10
Date Title
July 18, 2016 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children
July 14, 2016 Nra: No Republican Action
July 13, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns
July 5, 2016 Letter to Ms. Mary Anne Penner, Director of Stamp Services of the Postal Service - Issue an Alzheimer's Research Semipostal Stamp
June 21, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Urging Additional Federal Action to Address Air Pollution Near Ports
June 16, 2016 Congressional Tri-Caucus Introduces 2016 Health Equity and Accountability Act
June 15, 2016 Recognizing National Men's Health Week
June 13, 2016 Bridging the Divide: A Call to Action By the Congressional Black Caucus to Eliminate Racial Health Disparities
May 31, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban
May 20, 2016 Payne, Jr. Calls for National Paid Sick Leave Policy
May 16, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus
May 11, 2016 Lead Contamination
April 28, 2016 Lead Poisoning in Drinking Water in Schools
April 28, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns
April 27, 2016 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Floor Wage Index
March 24, 2016 Letter to- The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman and The Honorable Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Minority AIDS Initiative
March 24, 2016 Letter to The Honorable John Culberson, Chairman and The Honorable Mike Honda, Acting Ranking Member, Commerce, Justice, Science Subcommittee - Alzheimer's Programs
March 23, 2016 Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill to Encourage Testing of Drinking Water for Lead in Public Schools
March 17, 2016 Letter to Chairman Frelingghuysen and Ranking Member Visclosky - Fund Peer-Reviewed Breast Cancer Research
March 15, 2016 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding
March 10, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Call to Take Action on Sources of Methane Emissions
Feb. 10, 2016 Flint Water Crisis
Feb. 5, 2016 Letter to Commissioner Ostroff - Urge to Act on Zika Virus
Feb. 1, 2016 N.J. Leaders Cut Ribbon to Mark Opening of New Saint James Health Center in Newark
Jan. 28, 2016 Payne, PPMNJ Address Impact of Defunding Planned Parenthood on NJ Women
Dec. 3, 2015 "Time Is Running Out": 9/11 First Responders And Survivors Call On Congressional Leaders To Extend And Fully Fund The Zadroga Act By Year's End
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding
Oct. 14, 2015 Letter to Administrator Slavitt - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to Protect Nursing-Home Residents from Forced Arbitration
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to Albert Siu, M.D., M.S.P.H., Chairperson, U.S. Preventative Services Task Force - Concerns Regarding the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force's Decision on Autisim Screenings
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Cuts to Medicare Payments for Colorectal Cancer
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. 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. 3, 2015 Payne, Jr. Discusses Importance of Health Equity at Newark Roundtable
Aug. 18, 2015 Payne, Jr. Announces Grant to Provide Health Services for Underserved Newark Residents
Aug. 13, 2015 Payne, Jr. Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Newark to Mark National Health Center Week
July 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sunscreen Patents
June 18, 2015 Payne, Jr. Introduces Resolution to Support National Men's Health Week
June 11, 2015 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
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
May 6, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Breast Cancer Prevention
April 20, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Veterans Affairs Secretary - Doctor Shortages at East Orange, New Jersey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
April 16, 2015 NJ.com - Donald Payne Jr., Who Lost his Father to Cancer, Co-Chairs Men's Health Caucus
April 13, 2015 The State of Black Health: A Congressional Black Caucus Assessment During National Minority Health Month
April 4, 2015 Outbreak News Today- Congressmen Mullin and Payne establish "Congressional Men's Health Caucus'
April 2, 2015 Payne Named Co-Chair of Congressional Men's Health Caucus
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
March 26, 2015 Letter to Tom Cole, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services and Education Appropriations - NIH Alzheimers Research
March 25, 2015 Payne, McKinley, Capps Introduce Legislation to Ensure Access to Life-Saving Treatments
March 20, 2015 New Jersey.com - Re-introduction of Colorectal Cancer Bill Removes Barriers to Life-saving Screenings
March 18, 2015 Letter to Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Regulated Agencies, Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction - Funding for the President's budget request for the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical and Prosthetic Research
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