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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.

Linden Mayor Derek Armstead Endorses Congressman Payne

March 17, 2022

NEWARK, NJ –U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., is announcing the endorsement of Linden Mayor Derek Armstead for his campaign in the Democratic primary election in the 10th congressional district.

Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver Endorses Congressman Payne

March 9, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, New Jersey’s highest ranking Black woman elected official, is endorsing her longtime friend and colleague U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark).

Mayor Dahlia Vertreese Endorses Congressman Payne

March 7, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Fresh off of a strong showing winning a contested re-election race and sweeping local Council seats, Hillside Mayor Dahlia Vertreese is endorsing U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark).

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.

Mayor Ted Green Endorses Congressman Payne

March 2, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – East Orange Mayor Ted Green is the latest prominent elected official to add his support to U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (D-Newark) re-election campaign.

Congressman Payne Cheers Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

February 26, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is praising President Joe Biden’s historic nomination of U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court.

Mayor Steven Fulop Endorses Congressman Payne

February 25, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – U.S. Representative Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is releasing another high profile endorsement, with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop announcing his support for the Democratic Congressman.

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.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Endorses Congressman Payne

February 15, 2022

NEWARK, NJ – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-Newark) is announcing the endorsement of his longtime colleague and friend Mayor Ras Baraka in the Democratic Primary election for the 10th Congressional District seat.

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