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Donald Payne, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Donald M. Payne, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 10, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Bea; 3 Children: Donald III, Jack, Yvonne
Birth Date: 12/17/1958
Home City: Newark, NJ
Date Title
July 11, 2013 Payne Opposes Farm Bill that Ignores Funding for SNAP
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 2, 2013 Payne, Pallone Call For Action as Student Loan Interest Rates Double
June 28, 2013 Letter to Ambassador Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - Trans-Pacific Partnership and Intellectual Property
June 27, 2013 Payne Gets Tested on National HIV Testing Day
June 27, 2013 The Supreme Court's Voting Rights Decision
June 26, 2013 Payne Celebrates Supreme Court's Decision to Strike Down DOMA
June 25, 2013 Payne Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act
June 25, 2013 Payne Pushes Congress to Stop the Doubling of Student Loan Interest Rates on July 1
June 20, 2013 Payne Votes against Draconian Cuts to SNAP in House Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 The Star Ledger - House Rejects Federal Farm Bill That Would Cut $21B from Food Stamps Program
June 20, 2013 Rep. Bera and Coalition of Women's Health Champions Introduce Bill Calling for National Women's Wellness Public Awareness Campaign
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 12, 2013 Hudson Reporter - Bayonne Briefs
June 11, 2013 Mourning the Passing of Senator Frank Lautenberg
June 11, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Sander M. Levin, Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee - Pocan Calls for Increased Transparency on Trans - Pacific Partnership Free Trade Agreement to Protect American Jobs
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 5, 2013 New Jersey.com - Report Criticizes TSA Behavior Program Linked to Racial Profiling
June 3, 2013 Payne Tours Community FoodBank of New Jersey
June 3, 2013 Statement on the Passing of Senator Lautenberg
June 3, 2013 Expressing Sorrow of the House at the Death of the Honorable Frank R. Lautenberg, A Senator from the State of New Jersey
June 3, 2013 nj.com - Rep. Donald Payne Calls Cuts to Food Assistance Program 'Absolutely Immoral'
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 30, 2013 Letter to Honorable Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Payne Introduces Promise Neighborhood Act
May 21, 2013 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Postal Reform Legislation
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 16, 2013 Letter to Honorable John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House - Sequester
May 15, 2013 Hudson Reporter - Bayonne Briefs
May 12, 2013 Washington Post - Green Card Lottery, a Ticket to Hope for Many, Could be Eliminated
May 9, 2013 Payne Pushes for More Homeland Security Funding in Wake of Boston Bombing
May 9, 2013 Suburban - N.J. Counseling Program for Veterans in Funding Limbo
May 8, 2013 Payne Votes NO on GOP's "Work More, Pay Less" Act
May 8, 2013 Working Families Flexibility Act
May 6, 2013 CBC Hour: Eliminating Health Disparities
May 1, 2013 Payne Meets with FSD Drummer, Sets Goal to Make Newark Liberty Model for the Nation
April 26, 2013 Payne Votes to Alleviate Flight Delays, Disappointed in Washington's Failure to Replace Sequester
April 24, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
April 24, 2013 Hudson Reporter - Payne Asks DOJ to Review Lottery Privatization Plan
April 24, 2013 Budget Conference Committee
April 23, 2013 Payne Proudly Announces Tenth Congressional District National Endowment for the Arts Grant Recipients
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 18, 2013 Huffington Post - Chris Christie Lottery Plan Challenged By Members Of Congress
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
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