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Apr 11, 2014

PAYNE JOINS NEW JERSEY DELEGATION IN EPA ANNOUNCEMENT TO CLEAN UP PASSAIC RIVER

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) joined with Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker and Congressmen Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-9) in support of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of plans to clean up the Passaic River.

Mar 24, 2014

Payne's Tolentino Postal Bill Passes Through Congress

Today, H.R. 1376, a bill introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to designate the postal facility located at 369 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey passed through Congress by voice vote.

Mar 20, 2014

Staten Island officials request EPA investigation of Rahway Arch

Donald Payne Jr., D-N.J. 10th District, in October requested the Army Corps of Engineers to include Rahway Arch in its upcoming study of tidal flood conditions within the Rahway River. The study is pending.

Mar 20, 2014

Civic Club Celebrates its 104th Anniversary at Mayfair Farms

Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. attended the Essex County Civic Club of East Orange's Annual Crispus Attucks Luncheon at the Mayfair Farms in West Orange.

Mar 19, 2014

South Orange Fire Department Awarded Grant to Hire Two New Firefighters

United States Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Donald Payne Jr. paid a visit to the village firehouse on Wednesday to announce the awarding of a $339,600 federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant to the South Orange Fire Department that will be used to hire two new firefighters.

Mar 12, 2014

Payne Announces More than $8.4 Million in FEMA EMPG Grants to New Jersey

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced more than $8.4 millionin 2014 Federal Emergency Management (FEMA), Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) to New Jersey - an increase of $400,000 from FY 2013.

Mar 12, 2014

Payne Announces More than $8.4 Million in FEMA EMPG Grants to New Jersey

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced more than $8.4 million in 2014 Federal Emergency Management (FEMA), Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) to New Jersey – an increase of $400,000 from FY 2013.

Feb 28, 2014

Payne Weighs In on One Newark Plan with Letter to Cami Anderson

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. is weighing in the controversial One Newark Plan to overhaul the city’s public schools. He sent an official letter to Superintendant Cami Anderson.

Feb 28, 2014

Payne Express Concern With 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. The letter notes that significant efforts to strengthen the district’s traditional public schools are noticeably absent.

Feb 26, 2014

In Plan to Dump Contaminated Soil, Classic New Jersey Politics Emerge

United States Representative Donald Payne Jr., a Democrat, persuaded the Army Corps of Engineers to examine the flood risks of the Rahway Arch. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy submerged this entire marsh in churning ocean waters.

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