March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

As a staunch advocate of raising awareness around cancer prevention through early screenings, Rep. Payne, Jr. is pleased to announce his successful effort in requesting President Obama declare March 2014 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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Payne Concerned Over One Newark Plan

Rep. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) sent a letter to the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson, expressing his concerns with the One Newark Plan. The letter notes that significant efforts to strengthen the district’s traditional public schools are noticeably absent.
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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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PAYNE JOINS NEW JERSEY DELEGATION IN EPA ANNOUNCEMENT TO CLEAN UP PASSAIC RIVER

Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined with Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker and Congressmen Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of plans to clean up the Passaic River.

Payne, Lance Send Bipartisan Letter to Appropriations Committee Requesting Funding for Colorectal Cancer Research

Apr 2, 2014 Press Release

Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Leonard Lance (NJ-07) led a bipartisan letter, with 29 other Members of Congress, to the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, requesting that the subcommittee maintain colorectal cancer as eligible for research funding under the Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP).

Payne Encourages Enrollment in ACA with Six Days Until March 31 Deadline

Mar 26, 2014 Press Release

Today, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) took to the House floor to encourage young people and people in his district to enroll in the Affordable Care Act with just six days left until the March 31 deadline.

Payne's Tolentino Postal Bill Passes Through Congress

Mar 24, 2014 Press Release

Today, H.R. 1376, a bill introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to designate the postal facility located at 369 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey passed through Congress by voice vote.

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