More on Fiscal Responsibility

Oct 15, 2013

Airport screeners, with half a paycheck withheld, feel the pain of the shutdown

Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10th Dist.), a member of the House Homeland Security Committee whose district includes the airport, said yesterday that screeners and other uniformed federal employees should be paid during the shutdown, "no question about it."

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."

Oct 1, 2013

Black small businesses to feel sting of shutdown

A shutdown has a ripple effect throughout the economy as many federal services come to a grinding halt. One such service is the U.S. Small Business Administration, also known as the SBA. The SBA provides loans and many black businesses access these loans and other services.

Oct 1, 2013

Congress misses deadline for averting government shutdown

WASHINGTON — As the clock ticked down on a dizzying day of budget brinksmanship, the White House’s budget office announced that it was notifying federal agencies that the government will shut down today.

Oct 1, 2013

Payne Statement on Republican Government Shutdown

Extremely disappointed in the House Republicans' ability to pass a bill to fund the government and leave it open, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. released the following statement.

Sep 30, 2013

Rep. Payne Says Republicans Are Holding Americans, Congress Hostage

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. (D-10) told NJ Today Managing Editor Mike Schneider that the Republicans and a small minority of their caucus are holding the American people and the Congress hostage by trying to get rid of the Affordable Care Act.

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