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Mar 12, 2014 | National Journal

Payne Announces More than $8.4 Million in FEMA EMPG Grants to New Jersey

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) announced more than $8.4 millionin 2014 Federal Emergency Management (FEMA), Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG) to New Jersey - an increase of $400,000 from FY 2013.

Mar 11, 2014 | Montclair Patch

Congressman Donald Payne Interviewed on Montclair TV

Issues: Health Care

Congressman Payne, Jr. speaks to Montclair TV during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Mar 10, 2014 | WMBC-TV

Affordable Healthcare Deadline

Issues: Health Care

As the deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act approaches, Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. is urging those who are uninsured to get covered for affordable, quality health care.

Mar 6, 2014 | Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Issues: Health Care

With ardent advocacy by Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr., President Barack Obama has declared March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Mar 3, 2014 | PR Newswire

President Declares March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Issues: Health Care

ACG, AGA and ASGE thank Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr., (D-NJ) for his efforts in securing this Presidential Proclamation declaring March 2014 National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Rep. Payne, Jr. has made it his mission to raise awareness about colorectal cancer.

Feb 28, 2014 | WBGO News

Payne Weighs In on One Newark Plan with Letter to Cami Anderson

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. is weighing in the controversial One Newark Plan to overhaul the city’s public schools. He sent an official letter to Superintendant Cami Anderson.

Feb 26, 2014 | NYTimes

In Plan to Dump Contaminated Soil, Classic New Jersey Politics Emerge

United States Representative Donald Payne Jr., a Democrat, persuaded the Army Corps of Engineers to examine the flood risks of the Rahway Arch. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy submerged this entire marsh in churning ocean waters.

Feb 23, 2014 | The Hill

The dozen Dem holdouts on immigration

Issues: Local Issues

Donald Payne (D-N.J.), another CBC member said he supports immigration reform, but he does not think that H.R. 15 is comprehensive enough, especially in regards to diversity visas. Many of the diversity visa recipients emigrate from African or Caribbean countries.

Feb 20, 2014 | Smart Grid News

Hope for grid security? The federal government may actually get something done

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security adopted an amendment offered by Rep. Payne, Jr. that would result in a comprehensive assessment of actions necessary to expand and strengthen the capabilities of the electrical power system to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from a natural disaster or cyber attack.

Feb 19, 2014 | CFED

Congressman Payne, Jr. Introduces New Entrepreneurship Training Legislation

This week, in recognition of National Entrepreneurship Week, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced the Growing Small Businesses Act (H.R. 4063), new legislation that would make more training and resources available to low- and moderate-income (LMI) prospective entrepreneurs.