The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congresswoman Martha McSally (AZ-2) to enhance U.S. disaster preparedness and response capabilities.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced a $2.3 million grant to the Montclair Child Development Center Inc. (MCDC).
Payne, Jr., 51 House Members Urge President to Make Federal Government “Model Employer” With Fair Chance Hiring Policies
Congressman Payne, Jr. joined 51 House colleagues in sending a letter to President Obama urging him to take steps to solidify fair chance hiring policies in the federal government.
Payne, Jr. Joins American Cancer Society, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. at Colorectal Cancer Pledge Signing Event
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today joined the American Cancer Society and Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. as the organizations announced their commitment to 80% by 2018, a national initiative to increase colorectal cancer screening rates to 80% by 2018.
A new report on security and emergency preparedness in our nation’s schools was released this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act (H.R. 4509).
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on Equal Pay Day—the day that marks when women’s wages, on average, catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and State Senator Ronald L. Rice (D-28) held a press conference at the LeRoy F. Smith, Jr. Public Safety Building in Newark to call for lead testing in schools’ drinking water and to urge Congress to pass Congressman Payne, Jr.’s TEST for Lead Act, which would require states to help schools test for lead if those states receive federal funding for safe water programs.
On Monday, April 11, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will lead a press conference to call on Congress to pass the TEST for Lead Act, legislation he recently introduced to test drinking water in schools for lead contamination.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today regarding Armenia’s hostile military acts against Azerbaijan.