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Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the passing of 104-year-old civil rights icon Amelia Boynton Robinson.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and South Orange leaders announced that the Village has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant under the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) Transportation Alternatives Program for its ongoing River Greenway Project, a comprehensive plan to connect the northern and southern borders of the Village with a single trail.
Payne, Jr. and Van Hollen Lead 82 Dems in Urging Data Transparency to Increase Small Business Lending
Today, Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) led a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray urging him to expedite Regulation B rulemaking around small business lending data, in accordance with Dodd-Frank reform, to facilitate the enforcement of fair lending laws and improve access to capital for small businesses. They were joined on the letter by 82 of their colleagues.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded $498,000 to the New Jersey Business Action Center through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program. The purpose of the STEP Program is to increase the number of U.S. small businesses that are exporting and increase the dollar value of small business exports.