Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on the passing of 104-year-old civil rights icon Amelia Boynton Robinson.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and South Orange leaders announced that the Village has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant under the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) Transportation Alternatives Program for its ongoing River Greenway Project, a comprehensive plan to connect the northern and southern borders of the Village with a single trail.
Payne, Jr. and Van Hollen Lead 82 Dems in Urging Data Transparency to Increase Small Business Lending
Today, Congressmen Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) led a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray urging him to expedite Regulation B rulemaking around small business lending data, in accordance with Dodd-Frank reform, to facilitate the enforcement of fair lending laws and improve access to capital for small businesses. They were joined on the letter by 82 of their colleagues.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded $498,000 to the New Jersey Business Action Center through the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program. The purpose of the STEP Program is to increase the number of U.S. small businesses that are exporting and increase the dollar value of small business exports.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program (Ladders of Opportunity Initiative) funding in New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced that the City of Newark will receive a $358,333 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to support critical health services to underserved residents.
Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement marking 80 years since President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act into law.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) delivered opening remarks at Newark Community Health Centers, Inc.’s (NCHC) ribbon cutting ceremony to mark 2015 National Health Center Week, which recognizes the important role local health centers play in providing care to underserved communities.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today in support of the Iran Nuclear Agreement.
Payne, Booker, Menendez, Pascrell, LoBiondo, Watson-Coleman, and Norcross Urge DoD to Consider Alternatives to Fund New Jersey Veterans Suicide Prevention Program
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined U.S. Senators Cory Booker (NJ) and Robert Menendez (NJ) and Reps. Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Bonnie Watson-Coleman (NJ-12), and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter questioning the U.S. Department of Defense’s decision to terminate funding for the successful Vets4Warriors call center without considering any other alternative funding mechanisms to preserve the life-saving program.