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Nov 21, 2014 | The Star Ledger

Payne Supports President Obama's Immigration Action

President Obama took action to allow some unauthorized immigrants to remain in the United States because House Republicans wouldn't. Rep. Payne, Jr. said, "For the sake of our security, for the sake of our economy, and for the sake of our future, we cannot afford to rely on a dysfunctional immigration system any longer."

Nov 16, 2014 | Jersey Journal

Pre-Thanksgiving event in Jersey City, Nov. 15, 2014

Issues: Local Issues

A pre-Thanksgiving family event was held Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Hundreds of children attended with family members as well as U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. Jersey City Councilwoman Diane Coleman, and Freeholder-elect Gerard Balmir.

Nov 12, 2014 | The Patch

Teens from Jack and Jill Meet with Congressman Payne

Issues: Local Issues

The teens were happy to have Congressman Payne visit with them and share his experiences on Capitol Hill and the issues he is focused on for the 10th Congressional District of NJ.

Oct 29, 2014 | Hudson County View

Payne Attends We Are One Grand Opening

Issues: Local Issues

Rep. Payne, Jr. attends grand opening of the We Are One New Jersey – Hudson County Center, which will provide several services to help legal immigrants became citizens of the United States.

Sep 29, 2014 | The Energy Collective

Creating an Integrated Grid: Regulators, Legislators Can Help

Integrating more distributed power generation and energy storage can help make a grid more flexible, resilient, sustainable and environmentally friendly. Legislators and regulators, at the federal and state level, have an opportunity to craft policy solutions that would make these advanced strategies more feasible -- thus empowering utilities to support broader long-term goals.

Sep 16, 2014 | Alternative Press

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. Speaks at St. Mark's Church and Community Breakfast

Issues: Local Issues

St. Marks United Methodist Church hosted its 31st annual Church and Community Breakfast on Sunday in the church's fellowship hall. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. delivered the keynote address to a room of 100 residents and community members.

Sep 16, 2014 | Hudson County View

Payne Attends Martin’s Place grand opening

Martin’s Place will offer residents job training, employment opportunities and other re-entry services to give recently released prisoners a second chance in society after they have paid their debt.

Sep 15, 2014

Liberia: Members of U.S. Congress Pledge Support Against Ebola

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted his annual Liberian Immigration Conference that highlighted the need for an immediate extension of the Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for several thousand Liberians residing in the United States as well as action necessary to combat the Ebola outbreak.

Sep 14, 2014 | Hudson Reporter

Port operations get $14.8 million federal grant

Port Newark was awarded a $14.8 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve and expand facilities at Port Newark, create hundreds of jobs and enhance economic opportunities throughout the region.

Sep 12, 2014 | Star Ledger

Lawmakers pledge support for Rahway River flood control after mayors visit D.C.

The mayors of a handful of communities along the Rahway River will travel today to Washington, D.C., where they will present lawmakers with a petition urging Congress to fund a flood-control study.