In The News
With ardent advocacy by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr., President Barack Obama has declared March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
ACG, AGA and ASGE thank Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-NJ) for his efforts in securing this Presidential Proclamation declaring March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Rep. Payne, Jr. has made it his mission to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.
Congressman Donald Payne Jr. is weighing in the controversial One Newark Plan to overhaul the city’s public schools. He sent an official letter to Superintendant Cami Anderson.
United States Representative Donald Payne Jr., a Democrat, persuaded the Army Corps of Engineers to examine the flood risks of the Rahway Arch. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy submerged this entire marsh in churning ocean waters.
Donald Payne (D-N.J.), another CBC member said he supports immigration reform, but he does not think that H.R. 15 is comprehensive enough, especially in regards to diversity visas. Many of the diversity visa recipients emigrate from African or Caribbean countries.
The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security adopted an amendment offered by Rep. Payne, Jr. that would result in a comprehensive assessment of actions necessary to expand and strengthen the capabilities of the electrical power system to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from a natural disaster or cyber attack.
This week, in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced the Growing Small Businesses Act (H.R. 4063), new legislation that would make more training and resources available to low- and moderate-income (LMI) prospective entrepreneurs.
Sponsored by Representative Donald Payne of New Jersey and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the "S.A.F.E. in Our Schools Act" was referred to the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications last October.
The Jersey City Fire Department received a $6.87 million federal grant for the Jersey City Fire Department that will help replace or retain 49 firefighters who either previously retired or whose positions were slated for elimination due to municipal budget constraints. The department intends to hire 30 new firefighters.
The House Committee on Homeland Security passed through committee H.R. 2962, the SMART Grid Study Act, as an amendment offered by Congressman Donald M. Payne , Jr. (NJ-10) to H.R. 3696, the National Cybersecurity & Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (NCCIP).