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Jun 20, 2013

Farm Bill Cutting Aid to Poor Fails as 62 Republicans Join 172 Democrats

After much drama, a farm bill that would cut $20 billion in food stamps over ten years failed in the House today by 39 votes. The reaction of Rep. Don Payne (D-NJ) summed up typical Democratic opposition to the farm bill. “Today, I was proud to stand up for the most disadvantaged among us."

Jun 20, 2013

Payne Votes against Draconian Cuts to SNAP in House Farm Bill

In a vote of 195 to 234, the U.S. House of Representatives defeated the Farm Bill that included $20.5 billion in cuts to SNAP. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) has been an outspoken advocate in preserving SNAP, taking part in the SNAP Challenge to protest these cuts.

Jun 17, 2013

Payne Celebrates 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. helped kick off the 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week at the first annual Newark Small Business Week, hosted by NewarkPulse.com, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, and Rutgers Business School.

Jun 17, 2013

Payne Kicks Off 50th Annual National Small Business Week in Newark

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. helped kick off the 50th Anniversary of National Small Business Week at the first annual Newark Small Business Week, hosted by NewarkPulse.com, New Jersey Small Business Development Center, and Rutgers Business School.

Jun 12, 2013

Payne commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

June 10th marked the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act, landmark legislation signed into law by President John F. Kennedy to end gender discrimination in the workplace and provide women with equal pay for equal work.

Jun 10, 2013

Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., (NJ-10) stated the following in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Equal Pay Act.

May 8, 2013

Payne Votes NO on GOP's "Work More, Pay Less" Act

Says It Is Time to Give Working Families the Pay and Flexibility They Deserve

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