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May 23, 2016

Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires Announce Steps to Address Growing Security Checkpoint Delays at Newark Airport

With lines growing ever-longer at the nation’s commercial airports, today U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker and U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08) were joined by U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials in announcing new steps to help address growing security line delays at Newark Liberty International Airport just days ahead of the beginning of the busy summer travel season.

May 17, 2016

Payne, Jr. and New Jersey Delegation Call on TSA to Address Long Wait Times at Newark Airport

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, led eleven of his colleagues in the New Jersey Congressional Delegation in expressing concern regarding the effects of long wait times and delays at Newark Liberty International Airport on passenger travels plans and commerce.

May 12, 2016

Payne, Jr. Applauds Congressional Approval of TSA Request for Screeners

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, released the following statement after Congress approved the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) request to shift $34 million in its FY 2016 budget to hire additional Transportation Security Officers and pay overtime in order to help alleviate long lines and wait times at airports.

May 11, 2016

Reps. Payne, Jr., Rice, and Keating Call for $34 Million to Alleviate Long Lines at Airport Checkpoints

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation Security, and Ranking Member Congresswoman Kathleen Rice (NY-4) and fellow Subcommittee member Congressman Bill Keating (MA-9) today called on House appropriators to allow the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to spend $34 million from its FY 2016 budget to hire additional Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) and pay overtime in order to help alleviate long lines and wait times at airports.

May 9, 2016

Payne, Jr. Visits Head Start Center in Newark to Highlight Importance of Early Learning

Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) visited The Leaguers, Inc. in Newark to highlight the importance of early learning and Head Start programs for New Jersey families and communities.

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