Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) introduced The Promise Neighborhoods Act, which will make permanent the federal funding of Promise Neighborhoods, a program that provides competitive grants to support neighborhood-based, cradle-to-career educational and social support programs for children in distressed neighborhoods.
Says It Is Time to Give Working Families the Pay and Flexibility They Deserve
Stresses Need to Improve Security Despite Sequestration
Payne Proudly Announces Tenth Congressional District National Endowment for the Arts Grant Recipients
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) proudly announces the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Ark Works grants to three recipients in New Jersey’s Tenth Congressional District.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), who serves on the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement in response to the explosions in Boston today.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. marks Equal Pay Day, calling on Congress to close the wage gap between men and women by passing the Paycheck Fairness Act.
REP. PAYNE, SENS. LAUTENBERG AND MENENDEZ ANNOUNCE MORE THAN $3.1 MILLION FOR NEWARK FIRE DEPARTMENT
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced today that the City of Newark Fire Department will receive a federal grant totaling $3,171,693 to hire 21 new firefighters. The funding is awarded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program.
The House Republican budget is a disaster of epic proportions as it cuts critical investments in our future, raises taxes on the middle class, destroys the safety net for working families and seniors, and kills jobs.