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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.

Jun 22, 2015

Congressman Payne Discusses Tech Sector Diversity in Google Hangout

Leading tech companies hire African American and Hispanics with computer science and computer engineering degrees at half the rate that universities produce them, said Congressman Donald M. Payne Jr. in a #TechTalk Google Hangout on “Tech Sector Diversity,” June 15.

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 9, 2015

Payne, Jr. Joins NJ, NY Colleagues in Letter to FCC Chairman on Pirate Radio Stations

Congressman Payne, Jr. joined colleagues in the New Jersey and New York Congressional Delegations in a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler advocating for increased efforts to remedy the ongoing problem of unauthorized pirate radio stations.

Jun 8, 2015

In Montclair: African-American Heritage Fest Draws Hundreds

The annual parade and festival included Carrie Couram, William Ewing and Donald Payne, Jr.

Jun 4, 2015

Payne, Jr. Speaks at Newark's Shabazz High School

Congressman Payne, Jr. visited Newark’s Shabazz High School for a live taping of the Cablevision show “Meet the Leaders.”

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 28, 2015

WOHS Student Wins Congressional Art Award

David Guy won Second Place in the New Jersey Congressional High School Art Competition for District 10, school officials report. Guy received his second place medal from Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.

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.