May Is National Foster Care Month

As a member of the Foster Youth Caucus, I am happy to announce that May is National Foster Care Month. Become a citizen cosponsor and recognize that nearly 400,000 young people are living in the foster care system and looking for a stable place to call home with adults who care about them.
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Payne Works to Create Jobs By Growing Small Business

Rep. Payne, Jr. introduced the Growing Small Businesses Act, a bipartisan bill in advance of National Entrepreneurship Week. The Growing Small Businesses Act would encourage federal job training centers to develop entrepreneurial training programs as a strategy for job creation. Pictured: Payne on a walking tour of small businesses in the community.
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Committee Passes Payne Smart Grid Bill

The House Committee on Homeland Security passed through committee Rep. Payne, Jr.'s SMART Grid Study Act, which would examine ways to strengthen and upgrade the nation's electric grid to withstand natural disasters like Hurricane Sandy and defend against cyber attacks from bad actors.
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Every 8 Seconds, 1 Person Loses UI

On Dec. 28, 90,000 New Jerseyans immediately lost all of their unemployment insurance, with the expiration of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program, in 2014, every eight seconds, one more person loses unemployment insurance.
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Payne Recognized as "Defender of Children"

The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy group, recognized Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. as a “Defender of Children” for leadership on issues important to children during 2013.
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Committee Adopts Payne Amendment to Protect Most Vulnerable

The Committee on Homeland Security adopted an amendment offered by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. to the Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act, which would ensure that countermeasures are put in place to protect children, the elderly, and those with disabilities and in low-income communities.
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Get Covered

It's a new day in America. Forty-nine million uninsured Americans now have the ability to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplaces and get access to affordable health care coverage that meets their needs and the needs of their families. Sign up today at www.healthcare.gov.
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Payne Statement on Department of Justice Investigation into Newark Police Department

Jul 22, 2014 Press Release

Payne Statement on the Passing of Sheriff Ralph Froehlich

Jul 21, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement following the sad news of the passing of Sheriff Ralph Froehlich at the age of 83.

Payne Joins Dems in Introducing Democracy for All Constitutional Amendment to Reign in Big Money in Politics and Restore One Voice, One Vote to the American Democratic Process

Jul 17, 2014 Press Release

PAYNE SPEAKS ON TRAGEDY OF DEADLY SHOOTING OF JERSEY CITY POLICE OFFICER MELVIN SANTIAGO

Jul 16, 2014 Press Release

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke on the House floor regarding the tragic, deadly shooting of Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago on early Sunday morning when Officer Santiago responded to a call at a Jersey City Walgreens.

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