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Sep 20, 2013 | WBGO News

An Escape Plan for All Schools

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. is introducing legislation that would require schools nationwide to have emergency preparedness plans in case of disaster.

Sep 18, 2013 | Jersey Journal

Congressman Donald Payne Jr. brings Obamacare information to Jersey City, Bayonne constituents

Issues: Health Care

Kaileen Perez and Temeka Adams of Jersey City were typical among the more than 50 attendees Monday night at an information session about the federal Affordable Care Act hosted by U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. at the Urban League of Hudson County in Jersey City.

Sep 13, 2013 | Jersey Journal

Affordable care seminar slated on Monday

Issues: Health Care

U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. will host an Affordable Care Act information seminar in the 4th Floor Conference Room at the Urban League of Hudson County, 253 Martin Luther King Drive, Jersey City on Monday at 6 p.m.

Sep 12, 2013 | The Alternative Press

Essex County Remembers 9/11 in Ceremony

Issues: Local Issues

Rep. Payne, Jr. who had just met with President Obama stated, "we are dealing with serious issues in these days" and promised as a committee member for the House Committee on Homeland Security, that he would advocate for making 9/11 A National Day of Remembrance.

Sep 11, 2013 | NJToday

Rep. Payne Happy With Obama’s Address on Syria, But Undecided on Use of Military Force

Congressman Payne, Jr. applauds President Obama for including the American people in the debate regarding the use of military force in Syria and is hopeful that a peaceful and diplomatic solution to prevent the use of chemical weapons will be successful.

Sep 11, 2013 | Patch

9/11 Memorial Ceremony Draws More Than 200

Issues: Local Issues

Twelve years after the tragic events of Sept. 11, residents, police and officials fill the on the cloudy Wednesday morning to honor lost loved ones.

Sep 11, 2013 | NJBIZ

Montclair to host entrepreneurship conference

"Reviving the Entrepreneurial Sprit: Creating Jobs and Wealth in a 21st-Century Economy" will feature speakers such as U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-Newark); Michele Lee, regional president of Wells Fargo; and John Harmon, president of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey.

Sep 9, 2013 | The Star Ledger

House Homeland Security Committee schedules Syria hearing

The House Homeland Security Committee announced it would hold a hearing Tuesday on domestic security implications of U.S. military involvement in Syria's civil war. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) is the sole New Jersey member of committee.

Aug 29, 2013 | Roll Call

Democrats Mark March Anniversary With Call to Action

Issues: Local Issues

Democratic lawmakers used the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary to call on Congress to act on a host of stalled priorities. Payne said that recent events serve as stark reminders that there is more work to do.

Aug 28, 2013 | Jersey Journal

Hoboken awarded $105K federal grant for port security

The money awarded to Hoboken was under the Port Security Grant Program, part of $52.6 million worth of different grants for security and emergency management awarded to state of New Jersey by the US Department of Homeland Security, Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. announced today.