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The playground construction in Newark helped launch the Healthy Cities Initiative, a yearlong philanthropic program designed to coordinate children’s wellness, nutrition and play resources.
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U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-10) released the following statement after the passing of the longest-serving sheriff in NJ, Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich.
In Newark during a #BringBackOurGirls rally which was organised by Nigerians in the region at the weekend, Congressman, Donald Payne Jr, said that what is happening in Nigeria now was just a tip of an iceberg, which was also indicative of the further dangers that the sect could still pose in Nigeria if the United States did not impose tougher sanctions on the terrorists.
This past weekend, Nigerian residents and U.S. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. protested the abduction of over 219 Nigerian schoolgirls by the dreaded Boko Haram Islamic sect about 96 days ago, demanding that the girls be brought back safely.
NEMA commented on House passage of FY2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which funds DOE. HR 4923 provides $160 million for the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, which leads research and development activities for transmission, Smart Grid, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
A coalition of advocacy groups focused on colorectal cancer asked Congress to fix the loophole in Medicare coverage of colonoscopies, led by Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-N.J.), Rep. Dent (R-PA), and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)..
Advocates Join Reps. Payne Jr., Dent, Lance Calling for Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colon Cancer Screening for Seniors
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) joined more than 30 colon and rectal cancer advocates and survivors are on Capitol Hill today calling for members of Congress to support legislation to ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare beneficiaries trying to access lifesaving colon cancer screenings.
A Newark pilot program launched this summer by Morgan Stanley hopes to impact the health of inner-city youngsters by creating the kind of wellness environment that many suburban communities take for granted.
Legislation moving through Congress would put a more-public face on the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate's existing committee charged with harnessing social media in the wake of public emergencies, including terrorist attacks.
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. is well-versed in this quiet emergency of hunger and announced his support of the campaign’s Essex County partner, MEND, which operates 18 food pantries throughout Essex County.