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Mar 25, 2013

Kessler Foundation director honored for achievements in science

Nancy Chiaravalloti, Ph.D., Director of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research and Neuropsychology & Neuroscience Research at Kessler Foundation, was honored at Hudson County's 2013 Women's History Month Ceremony on March 19. Dr. Chiaravalloti also received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ-10).

Mar 20, 2013

Payne Announces $2.5 Million Grant Awarded to Jersey City Hurricane Sandy First Responders

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) is proud to announce more than $2.5 million in grants awarded to New Jersey through the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the work Jersey City first responders performed during Hurricane Sandy.

Mar 15, 2013

Payne Hosts Liberian National Immigration Conference

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted the Liberian National Immigration Conference in conjunction with the Liberian Pastors Association to express support for Liberians in the U.S. and to highlight the need for an immediate extension of the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). Extension of DED for the approximately 3,600 eligible Liberians living in the United States was announced by Denise Vanison, DHS Chief, Office of Policy and Strategy [pictured top left], at the conference.

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