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Jul 15, 2015

Congressman Payne, Jr. Honored For Support of National Parks

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA).

Jul 8, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Appointment of Christopher Cerf as Newark Superintendent

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the New Jersey State Board of Education approved Christopher Cerf as the superintendent of Newark Public Schools.

Jun 25, 2015

Following Payne Letter, DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status Registration Period for Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone

Following Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requesting the extension of the deadline for African immigrants from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone to apply for Temporary Protected Status (TPS), DHS extended the TPS registration period from May 20, 2015 to August 18, 2015.

Jun 25, 2015

Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill to Strengthen Education for Low-Income Children

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) re-introduced legislation to improve outcomes for children in distressed communities by combining high-quality education with community and family-based supports to establish a continuum of services for youth from birth through college, to career.

Jun 23, 2015

Anderson’s Departure from Newark Schools Marks End of Tumultuous Period

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ), joined in the chorus of [Anderson] critics.

Jun 23, 2015

Tech Talk on Diversity Features Black Girls Code, Phat Startup Founders

Rep. Donald Payne Jr. hosted a one-hour Google Hangout on tech diversity featuring Anthony Frasier of the Phat Startup and Kimberly Bryant, founder of Black Girls Code.

Jun 23, 2015

Local program visits Shabazz High School

Students at Malcolm X. Shabazz High School welcomed Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10th District) to school May 27 for a taping of "Meet the Leaders @School."

Jun 23, 2015

Congressman Payne Launches "Jersey Jobs" Tour

New Jersey Congressman Payne is launching the 10th district’s “Jersey Jobs” tour starting in Jersey City.

Jun 22, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Superintendent Anderson Departure

Today Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after the office of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson, will step down by July 8.

Jun 22, 2015

Washington nudges tech on diversity

"There are a lot of young people in these communities who want to go into the tech field but don’t have an avenue in,” said Rep. Donald Payne (D-N.J.), who on Monday will host a Google Hangout on diversity in tech featuring Bryant and entrepreneur Anthony Frasier.

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