Payne, Rice, Baraka Call for Testing for Lead in School Drinking Water

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and State Senator Ronald L. Rice (D-28) held a press conference at the LeRoy F. Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building in Newark to call for lead testing in schools’ drinking water and to urge Congress to pass Congressman Payne, Jr.’s TEST for Lead Act.
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Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill to Encourage Testing of Drinking Water for Lead in Public Schools

Payne, Jr. introduced the TEST for Lead Act to require states that receive certain federal funds to assist public and charter schools in establishing programs to test for lead in drinking water.
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Payne, Jr. Visits North Star Academy to Discuss Challenges & Opportunities Facing Newark Youth

Rep. Payne, Jr. visited North Star Academy in Newark to talk with fifth-grade boys about growing up as young men in Newark.
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Payne, Jr. Congratulates Winners of 2015 Congressional App Challenge

Congressman Payne, Jr. announced the winners of the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for high school students in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
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Payne, PPMNJ Address Impact of Defunding Planned Parenthood on NJ Women

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference to discuss the impact of defunding Planned Parenthood on women’s health in New Jersey.
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Payne, Menendez, Booker Deliver Holiday Gift for NJ Transit Riders: Tax Breaks, Money Back in Their Pockets

Rep. Payne, Jr., Sen. Menendez, and Sen. Booker urged transit commuters to take advantage of new federal tax benefits to help pay the cost of rising bus and train fares.
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Payne, Jr. Introduces Gun Buyback Legislation

Rep. Payne, Jr. introduced the Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act, a bill that increases incentives to sell back guns around the country and provides a stimulus to the economy.
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House Passes Payne, Jr.’s Aviation Security Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) legislation to strengthen collaboration between the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Aviation Security Advisory Committee.
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Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce $4.4M COPS Grants to Enhance Public Safety in NJ, East Orange, Essex County, Jersey City

Congressman Payne, Jr. and U.S. Senators Menendez and Booker announced $4,357,166 in federal funding to put more police officers on the streets and enhance narcotics and gang enforcement operations.
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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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House Passes Payne-McSally Legislation to Strengthen U.S. Disaster Preparedness

Apr 26, 2016 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congresswoman Martha McSally (AZ-2) to enhance U.S. disaster preparedness and response capabilities.

Payne, Jr. Announces $2.3 Million Federal Grant for Montclair Child Development Center

Apr 26, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced a $2.3 million grant to the Montclair Child Development Center Inc. (MCDC).

Payne, Jr., 51 House Members Urge President to Make Federal Government “Model Employer” With Fair Chance Hiring Policies

Apr 20, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Payne, Jr. joined 51 House colleagues in sending a letter to President Obama urging him to take steps to solidify fair chance hiring policies in the federal government.

Payne, Jr. Joins American Cancer Society, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. at Colorectal Cancer Pledge Signing Event

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today joined the American Cancer Society and Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. as the organizations announced their commitment to 80% by 2018, a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018.

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