More on Economy and Jobs

Dec 18, 2015

Payne, Jr. Votes in Support of the Omnibus

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after voting in support of the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 316 to 113.

Nov 13, 2015

Payne, Pascrell, Sires Urge Port Authority to Improve Wages, Benefits for Subcontracted Airport Workers

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), Congressman Bill Pascrell (NJ-09), and Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08) sent a letter urging the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to improve the depressed wages and benefits of subcontracted aviation service workers at Port Authority airports, particularly the 4,000 employed at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Sep 29, 2015

Payne Attends Ribbon Cutting for New Prudential Tower in Newark

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) attended and delivered remarks at a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of Prudential’s new 20-story, 740,000-square-foot office tower in downtown Newark.

Sep 28, 2015

Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce $4.4M COPS Grants to Enhance Public Safety in NJ, East Orange, Essex County, Jersey City

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, today announced $4,357,166 in federal funding to put more police officers on the streets and enhance narcotics and gang enforcement operations.

Sep 25, 2015

Payne, Congressional Steel Caucus Call on Obama to Address Long-Standing Steel Issues with Chinese President

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), along with Congressional Steel Caucus Chairman Tim Murphy, Vice Chairman Pete Visclosky, and 66 other Members of the Congressional Steel Caucus, called on President Obama to address long-standing steel issues with Chinese President Xi during his visit to the United States.

Sep 22, 2015

Payne, Menendez, Booker Announce Grants to Empower Low-Income Entrepreneurs

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced that two New Jersey community organizations have won funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME).

Sep 18, 2015

Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Support American Job Growth and Improve Infrastructure

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored the Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Act of 2015, legislation to fight unemployment and improve the nation’s crumbling infrastructure. The bill is an update of President Obama’s American Jobs Act, a bill that would create up to 1.9 million jobs and boost economic growth by two percent, according to independent analysis by Moody’s.

Sep 11, 2015

Payne Delivers Congressional Black Caucus’s Message to America

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) delivered the Congressional Black Caucus’s (CBC) Message to America.

Sep 11, 2015

Payne Delivers Congressional Black Caucus’s Message to America

This week, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) delivered the Congressional Black Caucus’s (CBC) Message to America.

Aug 26, 2015

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.

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