Fattah Mourns the Passing of His Friend and Colleague Donald Payne
Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) releases the following statement following the news of the death of Donald Payne (D-NJ).
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "America has lost a noble statesman, New Jersey has lost an effective Representative and I have lost a remarkable friend and distinguished colleague. A skilled and compassionate politician, Donald Payne represented his constituents well. An ardent supporter of educational opportunity, he worked to ensure college was within reach for everyone. Donald worked tirelessly for small business and had a focused passion for Africa. He enjoyed the respect of his colleagues; his calm demeanor will be missed. His family is in my prayers."
SOURCE Office of Congressman Chaka Fattah