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Jan 9, 2014

Payne and Freshman House Democrats Call on Speaker Boehner for Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and 48 other Freshman House Democrats urged Speaker of the House John Boehner (OH-8) to schedule an immediate up-or-down vote to extend emergency unemployment insurance.

Jan 7, 2014

Payne Applauds Senate for Taking First Step Toward Extending Unemployment Insurance

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to begin consideration of a bipartisan three-month extension of unemployment insurance (S. 1845) on a vote of 60 to 37.

Jan 2, 2014

Payne to Speak at NAACP Annual MLK Breakfast

Monumental Baptist Church will host the Jersey City NAACP Branch’s Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Marriott Hotel, located at Newark Liberty Airport, Newark. The Honorable Donald M. Payne Jr. will be the guest speaker.

Dec 20, 2013

Obama administration official touts healthcare law in Jersey City

As the deadline looms to sign up for health care on the online federal insurance marketplace, Secretary Anthony Foxx appeared in Jersey City with Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. to urge folks to get covered.

Dec 18, 2013

Payne recognized as defender of children

The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy group, recognized Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. as a “Defender of Children” for leadership on issues important to children during 2013.

Dec 15, 2013

Payne recognized as Defender of Children

The First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan children’s advocacy group, recognized Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. as a “Defender of Children” for leadership on issues important to children during 2013.

Dec 13, 2013

90,000 May Lose Unemployment Long Term Benefits in 2014

The decision by Congress not to renew long term unemployment benefits affects some 90,000 New Jerseyans. Congressman Donald Payne is among the lawmakers calling on his colleagues to renew the extended benefits program. If Congress doesn’t take action another 80,000 New Jersey residents will lose their long term unemployment benefits in the first half of 2014.

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