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Aug 14, 2014 | NJTV

Payne Visits Roselle to Learn About Roselle First

“Roselle First” has helped find jobs for 100 residents this year, while aiding many others to prepare resumes and learn job-hunting skills. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. has taken notice; he will be in Roselle today to learn why Roselle First is succeeding, as he promotes some workforce legislation.

Aug 8, 2014 | National Journal

Payne Marks 16th Anniversary of Al Qaeda Attacks on American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked the 16 thAnniverary of the Al Qaeda attacks on American Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On that morning, more than 200 people were killed, including 12 Americans.

Aug 7, 2014 | WBGO Radio

Congressman Payne Takes Aim at Illegal Practice of Employee Misclassification

Payne introduced new legislation that takes aim at employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors. The Payroll Fraud Prevention Act would strengthen protections against the practice used by employers to evade workplace laws such as providing workers compensation and health benefits.

Aug 7, 2014 | Asbury Park Press

Payne Hosts Press Conference Highlighting Misclassification of Employees

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. hosts a news conference with the National Employment Law Project and workers on the effects of misclassifying employees as independent contractors, 1 p.m. at Port Newark.

Jul 30, 2014 | PolitickerNJ

Payne goes after the GOP over lawsuit against Obama

U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-10) railed against what he cited as a frivolous, politically-motivated Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama.

Jul 30, 2014 | Blue Jersey

Rep. Donald Payne Jr. scorches the Republican House for Obama hatred and wasting time

Rep. Donald Payne is dead-on. The GOP's lawsuit is rooted, as he says, in a lack of respect for a man who won an election, like every other election. He goes on to say, with millions out of work - including nearly 300,000 in NJ - the Republicans are wasting time and millions of dollars, pandering to their own extremists.

Jul 30, 2014 | AP

House debates measure authorizing lawsuit against Obama

The House has begun debating a measure that would authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama -- with Democrats labeling it a political charade. Democrat Donald Payne of New Jersey asked what it is about Obama that makes Republicans "resort to anything to de-legitimize him."

Jul 23, 2014 | Star Ledger

Healthy Cities volunteers can change the Face of a Community

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.

Jul 22, 2014 | PolitickerNJ

Democratic Party leaders mourn Sheriff Ralph Froehlich of Union County Read more at Democratic Party leaders mourn Sheriff Ralph Froehlich of Union County

Issues: Local Issues

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.

Jul 20, 2014 | All Africa

Nigerians in U.S. Protest Against Chibok Schoolgirls' Abduction

Issues: Local Issues

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.