House Passes Payne, Jr.’s First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Payne, Jr. to make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies needed to respond to evolving threats.
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Payne, Jr. Appointed as Ranking Member of Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Communications Subcommittee

Congressman Payne, Jr. announced his appointment as Ranking Member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications for the 115th Congress.
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Payne, Menendez, Pascrell & Fire Safety Advocates Announce Bill Protecting College Students

Seventeen years after a deadly fire, U.S. Reps. Donald Payne, Jr. and Bill Pascrell, Jr., U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, and fire safety advocates announced a new introduction of the Campus Fire Safety Education Act.
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Payne, Jr. Bill Included in 2017 National Defense Authorization Act

Congressman Payne, Jr.’s State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act (H.R. 4509) was included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that won House passage.
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Payne, Jr. Launches First Responders Working Group

Congressman Payne, Jr. launched the 10th Congressional District’s First Responders Working Group with a meeting of emergency response partners on lessons learned from the recent bombings in New Jersey and New York and the importance of strengthening coordination between first responders and law enforcement at the federal, state, and local levels.
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House Passes Payne, Jr. Bill Making it Easier for First Responders to Acquire New Technologies

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Payne, Jr. to make it easier for first responders to acquire new equipment and technologies they need to respond to evolving threats.
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Payne, Jr. Remarks at ‘No Bill, No Break’ Sit-In

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke on the House floor as House Democrats staged a sit-in to demand Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence.
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Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Announce Steps to Address Growing Security Checkpoint Delays at Newark Airport

U.S. Rep. Payne, Jr. and U.S. Sens. Menendez and Booker and U.S. Rep. Sires were joined by TSA officials in announcing new steps to help address growing security line delays at Newark Airport.
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Payne, Jr. Homeland Security Grants Bill Passes Out of House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Payne, Jr.’s State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act, legislation to protect communities against vulnerabilities and keep them prepared for disasters.
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Payne, Jr. Statement in Observance of Memorial Day

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29.

Payne Urges Christie, NJ Transit, NJDOT to Reconsider Plan to Reroute Midtown Direct Service During Penn Station Repairs

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, sent a letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Transportation Commissioner and NJ Transit Board Chair Richard Hammer, and NJ Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro, urging them to reconsider their plan to reroute Midtown Direct service during Amtrak’s New York Penn Station track work this summer.

Payne, Jr. Announces $3.7 Million in Upward Bound Grants for New Jersey Schools

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced the awarding of $3,662,085 in Fiscal Year 2017 grant funding to New Jersey institutions of higher education through the U.S. Department of Education’s Upward Bound Program for pre-college education programs for disadvantage students.

NJ House Reps Laud $10M for NJ Transit to Install Positive Train Control

May 25, 2017 Press Release

All twelve New Jersey U.S. House Representatives lauded the U.S. Department of Transportation’s $10 million grant to New Jersey Transit (NJT) to advance its implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) along its rail lines.

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