More on Economy and Jobs

Jun 19, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on “Fast Track” Trade Promotion Authority Vote

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) made the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed “fast track” trade promotion authority (also known as TPA).

Jun 18, 2015

Rep. Payne: Jersey Jobs Tour Aims to Help Small Businesses

Representative Donald Payne Jr., who recently launched his Jersey Jobs Tour, joined NJTV News Anchor Mary Alice Williams to discuss the importance of small businesses and how his tour aims to help.

Jun 18, 2015

Payne, Jr. Applauds U.S. Treasury Plan to Add Woman to $10 Bill

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that a woman will appear on the $10 bill starting in 2020.

Jun 8, 2015

Congressman Payne, Jr. to Host #TechTalk Google Hangout on Tech Sector Diversity

On Monday, June 15 at 3:00 p.m. EDT, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and two of the brightest tech figures will hold a Google Hangout about efforts to increase African American inclusion and representation in the tech sector.

Jun 2, 2015

Payne Co-Hosts CBC Special Order Hour on Economy and Job Opportunity

On June 1, 2015, Congressman Payne, Jr. co-hosted the Congressional Black Caucus Special Order Hour. The topic was "A Congressional Black Caucus Economic Update: An Analysis of the Economy and Job Opportunity in Our Communities."

May 28, 2015

Rep. Payne, Jr. Launches “Jersey Jobs” Tour

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today launched his 10th District “Jersey Jobs” tour in Jersey City with stops at Jackson Hill Main Street Management Corporation, Rising Tide Capital, and the Business Development Incubator (BDI) at New Jersey City University (NJCU).

May 27, 2015

Advisory: Rep. Payne, Jr. to Launch “Jersey Jobs” Tour With Stops in Jersey City

On Thursday, May 28, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will launch his 10th District “Jersey Jobs” tour in Jersey City.

May 19, 2015

Payne Floor Remarks Urging Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) spoke on the House floor in support of reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The Ex-Im Bank ensures that American companies of all sizes have access to financing for the export of American goods.

May 7, 2015

Payne Congratulates Robert Cottingham, Jr. On Being Named NJ Minority Small Business Person of the Year

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today congratulated Robert Cottingham, Jr. on being named the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2015 New Jersey Minority Small Business Person of the Year.

May 1, 2015

Payne Cosponsors Legislation to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) cosponsored the Raise the Wage Act of 2015, legislation to create more opportunities for American families to get ahead by raising the federal minimum wage to $12.00 by the year 2020.

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