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The National Academies of Science (NAS) plans to conduct "a national-level comprehensive study on the future resilience and reliability of the nation's electric power transmission and distribution system," as a result of the SMART Grid Study Act of 2014 (SGT, July-14), the office of US Rep Donald Payne Jr, D-New Jersey's 10th district, told the press yesterday.
Congressman Donald Payne Jr. (D-Newark) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-New Haven, Connecticut) on Wednesday in sponsoring the eighth reintroduction of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would ban salary secrecy for employees seeking to uncover wage discrimination and protect employees from any employer retaliation.
High school-aged artists in Essex and Hudson counties take note: Your skills can win you a trip to Washington D.C.
It may never feel like a "good time" to have a colonoscopy. You might think that the procedure is too invasive and unpleasant or that it cuts into your busy schedule -- and then you decide to put it off for another year. But momentary discomfort or inconvenience is a small price to pay for possibly saving your life.
Colorectal cancer impacts one in every 20 Americans and is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. That’s why, this National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we’re teaming up to shed light on this disease and advance legislation that makes it easier to fight back.
After the U.S. House finishes its last vote of the day, Rep. Donald Payne Jr. tonight will stand up behind a desk on the floor, get the presiding officer's attention, and begin an hour of speeches on voting rights.
Legislators and education officials spent Tuesday morning thrashing an embattled Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and a controversial One Newark school reorganization plan during a hearing of the Joint Committee on Public Schools.
In an attempt to up the ante in the fight against Newark Public Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson's controversial reforms, elected officials said today they plan to lobby for federal intervention.
U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett was the only New Jersey lawmaker to vote against legislation today that would fund the Department of Homeland Security without also affecting President Obama's executive orders in immigration.
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. was one of only five House Democrats to vote against a one-week spending bill for the federal Department of Homeland Security for one week while lawmakers try to fund the agency through Sept. 30.