House Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne’s Emergency Communications Legislation

Legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the House Committee on Homeland Security.
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Payne Statement on Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension

Congressman Payne, Jr. released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension. Federal surface transportation programs were set to expire on May 31, 2015. The bill extends these programs for two months, through July 31, 2015.
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Payne Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner for New Jersey’s 10th District

Congressman Payne, Jr. announced Alexandra Pozo of Newark’s Arts High School as the 2015 Congressional Art Competition winner from New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
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House Passes Payne Amendment to Protect Critical Infrastructure Against Cyber Attacks

The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1731, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015, which included an amendment by Congressman Payne, Jr. to protect critical infrastructure against cyber attacks.
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Payne Cosponsors Legislation to End Racial Profiling

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored H.R.1933, the End Racial Profiling Act of 2015, legislation to end racial profiling and other discriminatory policing tactics by law enforcement.
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Payne Introduces Tank Car Safety and Security Act of 2015

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today introduced the Tank Car Safety and Security Act of 2015, legislation to strengthen the safety standards for DOT-111 tank cars that transport flammable liquids.
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Payne Co-Hosts CBC Special Order Hour: "The State of Black Health"

On April 13, 2015, Congressman Payne, Jr. co-hosted the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour. The topic was "The State of Black Health: A CBC Assessment During National Minority Health Month."
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Payne, Colleagues File Amicus Brief in Support of President’s Immigration Plan

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined 180 of his colleagues in filing an amicus brief in support of President Obama’s executive actions that would make millions of undocumented immigrants eligible to live and work legally in the United States.
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Payne Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Congressman Payne, Jr. introduced The Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, bipartisan legislation that would remove cost barriers to life-saving colorectal cancer screenings and treatment for Medicare beneficiaries.
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House Passes Payne Bill to Improve Emergency Communications

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill authored and introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), H.R. 615, the DHS Interoperable Communications Act, by a vote of 379 to 0.
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House Homeland Security Committee Passes Payne’s Emergency Communications Legislation

May 20, 2015 Press Release

Legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Payne Statement on Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension

May 19, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2353, Two-Month Highway Trust Fund Extension.

Payne Legislation Passes in Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness Subcommittee

May 14, 2015 Press Release

Legislation introduced by Rep. Payne, Jr. to improve interoperable communications for first responders has passed the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications with unanimous bipartisan support.

Payne Statement on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

May 13, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement on the derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia.

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