Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) today praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for adding the Pierson’s Creek site in Newark to its Superfund list of most hazardous waste sites. New Jersey now has 115 Superfund sites on the National Priorities List, tops in the nation.
Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10)and Albio Sires (NJ-08) and U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) and today announced a $14,800,000 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.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement regarding the death of Michael Brown and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
Payne Announces Additional $2 Million in Veterans Affairs Grants Awarded to Soldier On to Continue Combatting Veterans Homelessness in Northern New Jersey
Payne announces $2 million renewal in federal grant funding to Soldier On to assist veterans and their families who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless in Essex, Hudson, and Bergen Counties.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked the 16th Anniversary of the Al Qaeda attacks on American Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On that morning, more than 200 people were killed, including 12 Americans.
Payne, NELP, and Labor Workers Push Congress to Pass Payroll Fraud Prevention Act to Put a Stop to the Damaging Effects Employee Misclassification Has on Workers and the Economy
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) hosted a press conference with the National Employment Law Project (NELP) and workers on the damaging effects that misclassifying employees as independent contractors has on workers, their families, and the economy.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement following the sad news of the passing of Sheriff Ralph Froehlich at the age of 83.