More on Economy and Jobs

Jul 30, 2014

Payne Speaks Out Against GOP Lawsuit Against President Obama

Rep. Payne, Jr. reacts to the frivolous, politically motivated Republican lawsuit filed against President Obama, saying that they are wasting taxpayer time and money. He continues saying that there are many things Congress could focus on to create jobs and jumpstart the economy.

Jul 11, 2014

House Passes Payne Smart Grid Study as Part of Larger Appropriations Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a provision requested by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) as part of the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2015, which would dedicate $1 million to the study of the nation’s electric grid and determine actions to be taken to strengthen, modernize, and upgrade the nation’s power systems to better withstand natural disasters and cyber attacks.

Jul 11, 2014

Curbing Hunger Campaign Extending Through July

The Curbing Hunger program, which has so far collected almost 50,000 pounds of food, has been extended through July in an attempt to raise even more.

Jul 8, 2014

Curbing Hunger Extends Its Statewide Food Drive Into July

This year marks the 20th consecutive year of its annual Curbing Hunger Food Drive campaign to help people in New Jersey during the summer - a time when most organizations struggle with low donations. Donald Payne Jr. is well-versed in this quiet emergency and announced his support of the campaign’s Essex County partner, MEND, which operates 18 food pantries throughout Essex County.

Jul 7, 2014

Curbing Hunger, based in Somerset County, extends its statewide food drive into July

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. is well-versed in this quiet emergency and announced his support of the campaign’s Essex County partner, MEND, which operates 18 food pantries throughout Essex County.

Jun 29, 2014

Increased consumer demand brings Linden a huge windfall in development

Now Linden city officials expect to reap a huge tax benefit from that trend through a project from an international development company that will build 2.8 million square feet of warehousing on a former industrial site that has been vacant for nearly 20 years.

Jun 25, 2014

International developer planning huge Linden warehouse complex

An international development company has approvals to build a nearly 3 million square-foot warehouse complex in five buildings on the former GAF site in the city.

May 6, 2014

Lawmakers Would Double Fines for Deceptive Airfare Pricing

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-10th Dist.) joined in support of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) at a press conference at Newark Liberty International Airport to announce legislation that would double fines against airlines and online ticket sellers that fail to post a ticket's total cost up front.

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