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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
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.
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.
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.
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.