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May 13, 2015

Payne Statement on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today issued the following statement on the derailment of Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 in Philadelphia.

May 7, 2015

Payne Announces Congressional Art Competition Winner for New Jersey’s 10th District

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today announced Alexandra Pozo of Newark’s Arts High School as the 2015 Congressional Art Competition winner from New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District.

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 4, 2015

Payne Hosts Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop in Newark

On May 2, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., in collaboration with representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, hosted an orientation on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s policy designating Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Apr 29, 2015

Rep. Payne, Jr. Discusses His Bill to Improve Tank Car Safety

Congressman Payne, Jr. introduced the Tank Car Safety and Security Act of 2015, legislation to strengthen the safety standards for DOT-111 tank cars that transport flammable liquids.

Apr 28, 2015

Payne, Jr. Requests Answers from Superintendent Cami Anderson on One Newark Plan

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) sent a letter to the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson, expressing his concerns with the One Newark Plan and requesting answers to a number of questions about the plan.

Apr 28, 2015

UPDATED: Payne, Menendez, Booker Offices to Hold Ebola-Related Immigration Workshop

On Saturday, May 2, Congressman Donald Payne, Jr., in collaboration with representatives from the offices of U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, will host an orientation on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s policy designating Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Apr 17, 2015

Congressional aides available for Bayonne residents during 'Mayor's Hours'

Representatives of U.S. Rep. Albio Sires and Rep. Donald Payne Jr. will join Mayor Jimmy Davis during Davis' monthly "Mayor's Hours" session with city residents, officials said.

Apr 10, 2015

Payne Congratulates Linden Public Schools on Being Named Among “Best Communities for Music Education”

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) congratulated Linden Public Schools on being named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” (BCME) by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

Apr 10, 2015

Payne Congratulates South Orange - Maplewood Schools on Being Named Among “Best Communities for Music Education”

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) congratulated the School District of South Orange and Maplewood on being named one of the “Best Communities for Music Education” (BCME) by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM).

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