More on Fiscal Responsibility

Sep 29, 2014

Creating an Integrated Grid: Regulators, Legislators Can Help

Integrating more distributed power generation and energy storage can help make a grid more flexible, resilient, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Legislators and regulators, at the federal and state level, have an opportunity to craft policy solutions that would make these advanced strategies more feasible -- thus empowering utilities to support broader long-term goals.

Sep 16, 2014

Payne Attends Martin’s Place grand opening

Martin’s Place will offer residents job training, employment opportunities and other re-entry services to give recently released prisoners a second chance in society after they have paid their debt.

Sep 14, 2014

Port operations get $14.8 million federal grant

Port Newark was awarded a $14.8 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve and expand facilities at Port Newark, create hundreds of jobs and enhance economic opportunities throughout the region.

Aug 7, 2014

Congressman Payne Takes Aim at Illegal Practice of Employee Misclassification

Payne introduced new legislation that takes aim at employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors. The Payroll Fraud Prevention Act would strengthen protections against the practice used by employers to evade workplace laws such as providing workers compensation and health benefits.

Aug 7, 2014

Payne, NELP, and Labor Workers Push Congress to Pass Payroll Fraud Prevention Act to Put a Stop to the Damaging Effects Employee Misclassification Has on Workers and the Economy

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference with the National Employment Law Project (NELP) and workers on the damaging effects that misclassifying employees as independent contractors has on workers, their families, and the economy.

Aug 7, 2014

Payne Hosts Press Conference Highlighting Misclassification of Employees

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. hosts a news conference with the National Employment Law Project and workers on the effects of misclassifying employees as independent contractors, 1 p.m. at Port Newark.

Jun 24, 2014

For Super Bowl security, experts say communication was key

The Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications convened a hearing at NJIT at the request of Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10th District), its ranking Democrat, to examine security measures taken for the 2014 Super Bowl.

Apr 22, 2014

Payne Releases Report: Ryan Republican Budget a Recipe for Disaster for Communities of Color

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released a report today detailing how the Ryan Republican Budget would undermine the economic security of communities of color.

Feb 4, 2014

Payne Calls for Congressional Oversight of Hurricane Sandy Relief

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. called for Congressional oversight over the distribution of Hurricane Sandy relief. Rep. Payne, Jr. fought very hard for Sandy relieve and believes that Congress has the responsibility and obligation to ensure that federal Sandy recovery funds are being distributed properly and to the people who need it most.