In The News

Sep 16, 2014 | Hudson County View

Payne Attends Martin’s Place grand opening

Martin’s Place will offer residents job training, employment opportunities and other re-entry services to give recently released prisoners a second chance in society after they have paid their debt.

Sep 15, 2014

Liberia: Members of U.S. Congress Pledge Support Against Ebola

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted his annual Liberian Immigration Conference that highlighted the need for an immediate extension of the Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for several thousand Liberians residing in the United States as well as action necessary to combat the Ebola outbreak.

Sep 14, 2014 | Hudson Reporter

Port operations get $14.8 million federal grant

Port Newark was awarded a $14.8 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve and expand facilities at Port Newark, create hundreds of jobs and enhance economic opportunities throughout the region.

Sep 12, 2014 | Star Ledger

Lawmakers pledge support for Rahway River flood control after mayors visit D.C.

A group of local officials who traveled to Capitol Hill this week to ask for federal money for a Rahway River flood-control study received promises of support from legislators who called the project "essential."

Sep 12, 2014 | Star Ledger

Lawmakers pledge support for Rahway River flood control after mayors visit D.C.

The mayors of a handful of communities along the Rahway River will travel today to Washington, D.C., where they will present lawmakers with a petition urging Congress to fund a flood-control study.

Sep 11, 2014

Fight to ratify Equal Rights Amendment draws new interest

Thousands of women are expected to rally on the west lawn of the Capitol on Saturday for women's equality, voting rights and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, adopted by Congress in 1972.

Aug 14, 2014 | NJTV

Payne Visits Roselle to Learn About Roselle First

“Roselle First” has helped find jobs for 100 residents this year, while aiding many others to prepare resumes and learn job-hunting skills. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. has taken notice; he will be in Roselle today to learn why Roselle First is succeeding, as he promotes some workforce legislation.

Aug 8, 2014 | National Journal

Payne Marks 16th Anniversary of Al Qaeda Attacks on American Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked the 16 thAnniverary of the Al Qaeda attacks on American Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On that morning, more than 200 people were killed, including 12 Americans.

Aug 7, 2014 | WBGO Radio

Congressman Payne Takes Aim at Illegal Practice of Employee Misclassification

Payne introduced new legislation that takes aim at employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors. The Payroll Fraud Prevention Act would strengthen protections against the practice used by employers to evade workplace laws such as providing workers compensation and health benefits.

Aug 7, 2014 | Asbury Park Press

Payne Hosts Press Conference Highlighting Misclassification of Employees

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. hosts a news conference with the National Employment Law Project and workers on the effects of misclassifying employees as independent contractors, 1 p.m. at Port Newark.