Congressman Payne, Jr. Honored For Support of National Parks

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA).
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Payne, Jr.’s Interoperable Communications Bill Signed into Public Law

Congressman Payne, Jr. issued the following statement after President Obama signed into Public Law the Congressman’s legislation to improve interoperable communications at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
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Congressman Payne, Jr. Hosts #TechTalk Google Hangout on Tech Sector Diversity

On Monday, June 15 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, Congressman Payne, Jr. and two of the brightest tech figures held a Google Hangout about efforts to increase African American inclusion and representation in the tech sector.
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Rep. Payne, Jr. Launches “Jersey Jobs” Tour

Congressman Payne, Jr. launched his 10th District “Jersey Jobs” tour in Jersey City, where he discussed ways to spur job creation, increase access to capital for small businesses, and foster local economic growth.
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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 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 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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Payne, Booker, Menendez, Pascrell, LoBiondo, Watson-Coleman, and Norcross Urge DoD to Consider Alternatives to Fund New Jersey Veterans Suicide Prevention Program

Jul 30, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined U.S. Senators Cory Booker (NJ) and Robert Menendez (NJ) and Reps. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Bonnie Watson-Coleman (NJ-12), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter questioning the U.S. Department of Defense’s decision to terminate funding for the successful Vets4Warriors call center without considering any other alternative funding mechanisms to preserve the life-saving program.

Payne, Jr. Co-Sponsors Legislation to Protect Workers against Misclassification

Jul 29, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) co-sponsored the Payroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015, which amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to require that employers accurately classify their workers and provide employees with notice of their classification.

House Passes Payne, Jr. Bill to Improve Interoperable Emergency Communications for First Responders

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, applauded U.S. House of Representatives passage of his legislation to improve interoperable communications for state and local first responders.

Payne, Jr. Votes Against Anti-GMO Labeling Bill

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted against the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (H.R.1599), legislation that denies consumers the right to know if their food contains genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by blocking states from requiring GMO labeling.

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