Congressman Payne Promotes Investment in Climate-Resilient Infrastructure with Assistant Speaker Clark
April 27, 2022
U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) held a press event yesterday alongside Assistant Speaker Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-Melrose, MA) to highlight unprecedented federal investment in climate-resilient infrastructure that is part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, which Congressman Payne wrote the House version of. Payne and Clark emphasized the urgent need to invest in climate resilience in the face of continued extreme weather events and the effects of climate change.
Congressman Payne Warns of Drastic Setbacks for People of Color in GOP Plan to Remove Racial Indicators from Federal Documents
March 4, 2022
NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is speaking out against a Republican proposal to remove all racial identifiers from federal documents that is included in Senator Rick Scott’s controversial Rescue America Plan.
Congressman Payne Condemns Republican Plan to Raise Taxes on Working Families
February 23, 2022
NEWARK, NJ – After a bombshell pronouncement by Republican Senator Rick Scott (R-Florida), the Chairman of the Republican Senatorial Campaign Committee, that his party should seek to raise taxes on millions of low income working families, seniors, people with disabilities and other vulnerable communities, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is condemning the GOP tax hike plan and vowing to stop it from being enacted.
Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Congressman Payne
February 22, 2022
NEWARK, NJ – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is announcing his first endorsement from a national progressive advocacy group, as Planned Parenthood Action Fund backs the veteran Democrat. With womens’ reproductive rights under attack throughout the country, Congressman Payne is more proud than ever of his record supporting equal access to the essential health services that Planned Parenthood provides.
Congressman Payne Endorsed by AFSCME New Jersey Union
February 17, 2022
NEWARK, NJ – The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) New Jersey union is endorsing Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) in the upcoming Democratic Primary election. Representing over 30,000 current and retired government employees, AFSCME is one of the state’s most prominent progressive labor organizations and a force for workers’ rights, expanding access to health care, voting rights and more.