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Apr 14, 2016

Continued Coordination Necessary to Ensure School Security

A new report on security and emergency preparedness in our nation’s schools was released this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Apr 14, 2016

Rep. Payne, Jr. Remarks on Homeland Security Grants Bill

On April 13, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act (H.R. 4509). The legislation requires decision-makers involved in disaster response planning to work together to gain a complete understanding of a community’s vulnerabilities so that homeland security grant investments can be prioritized appropriately. SHOW MORE

Apr 13, 2016

Payne, Jr. Homeland Security Grants Bill Passes Out of House

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr.’s (NJ-10) State and High-Risk Urban Area Working Group Act (H.R. 4509).

Mar 23, 2016

House Committee Passes Payne Bill to Ensure Effective Funding Priorities for Homeland Security Grants

The House Committee on Homeland Security passed legislation introduced by Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) to improve coordination between state and local partners on funding priorities for homeland security grants.

Mar 15, 2016

Members of New Jersey Congressional Delegation Call for Increased Security Funding for Urban Areas

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10), a member of the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security, and U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, led a letter urging the co-chairs of the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security to fund the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Program at no less than $600 million in the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations bill.

Mar 15, 2016

Payne, Jr. Fights to Protect Homeland Security Funding During Congressional Hearing

Payne, Jr., Ranking Member of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications, delivered a statement on the importance of protecting homeland security funding at a subcommittee hearing titled “State of Emergency: The Disaster of Cutting Preparedness Grants.”

Feb 24, 2016

Payne, Jr. Statement on President’s Plan for Closing Guantanamo

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s plan to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.

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