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Apr 22, 2014 | Education Week

Obama Administration to Face Hurdles on Vulnerable Programs

Issues: Education

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.

Apr 14, 2014 | Roll Call

Future Civic Leaders Fosters Youth Participation in Government

Issues: Education

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.

Apr 10, 2014 | Boston.Com

House Committee Hearing on Marathon Bombing

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.

Mar 20, 2014 | Huffington Post

Democratic Support Grows For Obama To Sign ENDA Executive Order

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.

Mar 20, 2014 | My Central Jersey

Staten Island officials request EPA investigation of Rahway Arch

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.

Mar 20, 2014 | Alternative Press

Civic Club Celebrates its 104th Anniversary at Mayfair Farms

Issues: Local Issues

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.

Mar 19, 2014 | Alternative Press

South Orange Fire Department Awarded Grant to Hire Two New Firefighters

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.

Mar 18, 2014 | Desert News

Cancer screening's new goal could save lives

Issues: Health Care

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."

Mar 12, 2014 | National Journal

Payne Announces More than $8.4 Million in FEMA EMPG Grants to New Jersey

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.

Mar 11, 2014 | Montclair Patch

Congressman Donald Payne Interviewed on Montclair TV

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Payne, Jr. speaks to Montclair TV during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.