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Key Obama Administration initiatives like Promise Neighborhoods which has been introduced by Rep. Payne, Jr., could be vulnerable at the end of the president's second term should Republicans take over the U.S. Senate and retain the U.S. House of Representatives.
Public figures, members of Congress and other Washingtonians gathered recently to celebrate five years of Future Civic Leaders, an organization that fosters political engagement among high school students.
During a House Committee on Homeland Security Hearing on the Boston Bombings, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) raised concerns about the administration's proposal to consolidate federal grants used to support local law enforcement in terrorism prevention.
Earlier this week, Rep. Donald M Payne, Jr. and nearly 200 lawmakers signed a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to use executive authority to ban workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors.
Donald Payne Jr., D-N.J. 10th District, in October requested the Army Corps of Engineers to include Rahway Arch in its upcoming study of tidal flood conditions within the Rahway River. The study is pending.
Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. attended the Essex County Civic Club of East Orange's Annual Crispus Attucks Luncheon at the Mayfair Farms in West Orange.
United States Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Donald Payne Jr. paid a visit to the village firehouse on Wednesday to announce the awarding of a $339,600 federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant to the South Orange Fire Department that will be used to hire two new firefighters.
Monday, the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable, an organization co-founded by the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, announced a new initiative, "80% by 2018."
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced more than $8.4 millionin 2014 Federal Emergency Management (FEMA), Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) to New Jersey - an increase of $400,000 from FY 2013.
Congressman Payne, Jr. speaks to Montclair TV during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.