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Oct 22, 2013

Payne Recognizes 1 Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted a press conference today to commemorate the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and highlight the need to invest in strengthening our power grid systems to prepare for future disasters and mitigate billions of dollars of costs down the road

Oct 22, 2013

N.J. Congressmen back measure aiming to strengthen power grid

As the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy nears, some members of the New Jersey congressional delegation want to make sure the national grid can withstand another major storm.

Oct 16, 2013

Payne Votes to Open Government and Pay Our Nation's Bills on Time

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) voted to open the government and to pay the nation’s bills on time before the October 17 deadline. The continuing resolution to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling passed the House by a vote of 285 to 144.

Oct 16, 2013

How's the Shutdown Playing Back at Home?

Local and state legislators breathed a collective sigh of relief as Congress inched closer to reopening the federal government. Washington lawmakers got most of the headlines, but the impact of their actions was deeply felt back at home.

Oct 16, 2013

Rep. Payne Says Republicans Need to End Shutdown

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. (D-10) told NJ Today Senior Correspondent Desirée Taylor that he believes a resolution to the government shutdown issue is coming.

Oct 3, 2013

Montclair representatives sound off on government shutdown

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10), representing the southern portion of Montclair laid the shutdown at the feet of a small group of Republican legislators, primarily Tea Party politicians, for what he called "holding this country and Congress hostage."