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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.
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.
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."
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.
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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.
In Newark during a #BringBackOurGirls rally which was organised by Nigerians in the region at the weekend, Congressman, Donald Payne Jr, said that what is happening in Nigeria now was just a tip of an iceberg, which was also indicative of the further dangers that the sect could still pose in Nigeria if the United States did not impose tougher sanctions on the terrorists.
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.
NEMA commented on House passage of FY2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill, which funds DOE. HR 4923 provides $160 million for the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, which leads research and development activities for transmission, Smart Grid, energy storage, and cybersecurity.
A coalition of advocacy groups focused on colorectal cancer asked Congress to fix the loophole in Medicare coverage of colonoscopies, led by Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-N.J.), Rep. Dent (R-PA), and Rep. Leonard Lance (R-N.J.)..
Advocates Join Reps. Payne Jr., Dent, Lance Calling for Legislation to Remove Cost Barriers to Colon Cancer Screening for Seniors
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) joined more than 30 colon and rectal cancer advocates and survivors are on Capitol Hill today calling for members of Congress to support legislation to ensure that cost is not a barrier for Medicare beneficiaries trying to access lifesaving colon cancer screenings.