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Apr 17, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

Congressional aides available for Bayonne residents during 'Mayor's Hours'

Issues: Local Issues

Representatives of U.S. Rep. Albio Sires and Rep. Donald Payne Jr. will join Mayor Jimmy Davis during Davis' monthly "Mayor's Hours" session with city residents, officials said.

Apr 17, 2015 |

N.J. members of Congress caucus on everything from arts to zoos

Congressman Payne, Jr. is one of three New Jersey Congressional Delegation members in the Congressional Black Caucus.

Apr 17, 2015 | Outbreak News Today

Congressmen Mullin and Payne establish ‘Congressional Men’s Health Caucus’

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) have joined together in a bi-partisan effort to improve the health and wellbeing of men and boys by co-chairing the newly reauthorized Congressional Men’s Health Caucus.

Apr 2, 2015 |

Universities like Rutgers are frequent targets for cyber attacks, expert says

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. said he has a bill that would dedicate $1 million to studying the security of the power grid.

Apr 2, 2015 | Essex News Daily

Million-dollar grant awarded to South Orange for greenway paths

South Orange Village announced last week that it has been awarded a $1 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for its ongoing River Greenway project. According to the village, this is likely the largest single grant ever received by South Orange.

Apr 1, 2015 | Smart Grid Today

National Academies of Science plans grid-resilience study

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.

Mar 30, 2015 | NJBIZ

N.J. congressman revives Paycheck Fairness Act: 'There remains a gender pay gap'

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.

Mar 25, 2015 | Montclair Patch

NJ Congressman Launches 2015 Art Competition in Essex and Hudson Counties

Issues: Local Issues

High school-aged artists in Essex and Hudson counties take note: Your skills can win you a trip to Washington D.C.

Mar 25, 2015 | The Star-Ledger

Re-introduction of colorectal cancer bill removes barriers to life-saving screenings

Issues: Health Care

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.

Mar 16, 2015 | The Hill

Breaking down barriers to cancer care

Issues: Health Care

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.