Representative Don Payne, Jr.'s Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 10
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6/23/16 Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Announce Steps to Address Growing Security Checkpoint Delays at Newark Airport 6/16/16 Rep. Payne, Jr. to Host Homeland Security Field Hearing in Jersey City 5/26/16 Payne, Jr. Hearing Statement on TSA Lines 5/17/16 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration-Payne, Jr. and New Jersey Delegation Call on TSA to Address Long Wait Times at Newark Airport 5/12/16 Payne, Jr. Applauds Congressional Approval of TSA Request for Screeners 5/11/16 Reps. Payne, Jr., Rice, and Keating Call for $34 Million to Alleviate Long Lines at Airport Checkpoints 5/11/16 Reps. Rice, Payne and Keating Call for $34 Million to Alleviate Long Lines at Airport Checkpoints 3/23/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Appropriatoins Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Transit Security Grant Program Funding 3/17/16 Letter to- The Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee-TIGER Grants 2/17/16 Letter to Mr. Dennis Martin Executive Director, New Jersey Transit - Urging NJ Transit to Settle Labor Dispute & Avoid Strike 2/08/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation and the Hon. Therese McMillon, Acting Administrator, Federal Transit Administration - Robust Superstorm Sandy Transportation Recovery Funding 2/08/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Superstorm Sandy Transportation Recovery Funding 1/01/16 Issue Position: Infrastructure and Transportation 11/16/15 Partners for Aviation Security Act 9/30/15 Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne Aviation Security Bill with Bipartisan Support 9/29/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control 9/18/15 Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Support American Job Growth and Improve Infrastructure 9/15/15 Payne Participates in Jersey City Workshop on Unsafe Oil Trains 9/15/15 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 9/08/15 Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires, PANYNJ Announce $256M in PATH Sandy Relief Grants 8/26/15 Payne, Jr., South Orange Leaders Announce $1 Million Grant for River Greenway Project 8/21/15 Payne, Jr. Announces Workforce Development Grant for Jersey City 7/23/15 Transportation Security Subcommittee Passes Payne Bill to Bolster TSA, Aviation Stakeholder Collaboration 7/02/15 Payne, Jr. Statement on Tennessee Train Derailment 6/26/15 Letter to Village President Alex Torpey and the Board of Trustees for South Orange - Greenway Bike Trail 6/16/15 Payne, Jr. and Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Prevent Terrorist Travel 6/04/15 VIDEO RELEASE: Rep. Payne, Jr. Statement on Amtrak CEO Testimony on Derailment 5/20/15 Transportation Infrastructure 5/19/15 Payne Statement on Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension 5/14/15 Payne Legislation Passes in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee 5/13/15 Payne Statement on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia 4/30/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy 4/17/15 Rail News - Rep. Payne Calls for Tighter Standards on DOT-111 Tank Cars 4/16/15 Payne Announces $492,300 Grant for Linden Airport 4/15/15 Payne Introduces Tank Car Safety and Security Act of 2015 4/15/15 NJTV News - Rep. Payne Introduces Bill to Make Trains Carrying Oil Safer 4/14/15 - Oil Tank Cars Would be Retrofitted or Retired to Make Freight Tracks Safer Under Proposed Bill 3/23/15 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding 3/13/15 Menendez, Booker, Pascrell, Sires, Payne Call for Federal Funding to Fast-Track Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Extension 3/03/15 Menendez, Booker, Pallone, Pascrell, Sires, Payne Announce Nearly a Half-Billion in USDOT Grants for NJ Sandy Recovery, Resilience 2/22/15 Star-Ledger - Republicans Must Put Safety of American People Above Politics 2/11/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives - Improving Transportation Infrastructure 9/09/14 Menendez, Booker, Sires, Payne Announce $14.8M TIGER Grant for Port Newark 7/08/14 Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014 6/11/14 Committee Passes Payne Emergency Communications Bill; Accepts Amendment to Improve Interoperable Communications 1/01/14 Issue Position: Jobs 11/14/13 Payne Presses Administrator Pistole on TSA SPOT Program that Has Led to Racial Profiling at Newark Liberty International Airport 10/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - US Airways and American Airlines Lawsuit 9/19/13 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation, & Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Funding 6/05/13 New - Report Criticizes TSA Behavior Program Linked to Racial Profiling

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