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Feb 23, 2016 | Roll Call

It’s ‘The Payne Report’ — Radio From Rutgers

Issues: Local Issues

Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr., D-N.J., has launched a new radio show, created to find connections between hip-hop and government.

Feb 23, 2016 |

Mayors head to Washington, D.C. to push for Rahway River Flood Protection Plan

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Payne, Congressman Lance, Senator Corey Booker and Senator Robert Menendez gave early assurances that federal funding of the full mitigation study is one of their highest priorities.

Feb 23, 2016 | NJBIZ

Federally qualified health center opens in Newark

Issues: Health Care

A new federally qualified health center opened in Newark in place of a medical center which was shut down in 2008.

Feb 23, 2016 | Brick City Live

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. to host monthly forum on “All Politics Are Local” radio show

Issues: Local Issues

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (New Jersey, 10th district) will host a monthly forum on the “All Politics Are Local” radio show own WRNU Rutgers Radio in Newark starting Friday, starting February 5th.

Feb 23, 2016 | The Bergen Dispatch

Sens. Booker, Menendez, Federal Lawmakers Urge FEMA to Address New Jersey’s Declining Homeland Security Funding

New Jersey lawmakers expressed concern regarding the continued decline in Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP) funding for New Jersey.

Feb 2, 2016 |

Lawmakers ask: Where is N.J.'s homeland security money?

A bipartisan group of New Jersey's federal lawmakers have asked the Homeland Security Department to explain why the state's federal grants are shrinking.

Feb 2, 2016 |

Newark health center opens to serve residents affected by hospital's closure

Issues: Health Care

Nearly eight years since Newark's Saint James Hospital was shut down, elected officials gathered on Monday to celebrate the opening of a new health center designed to serve residents affected by the hospital's closure.

Feb 2, 2016 | PolitickerNJ

Lawmakers from All Levels Rally around St. James Health Center Opening

Issues: Health Care

Democratic lawmakers this morning cut the ribbon on a new federally qualified health center that will expand health services in the Ironbound neighborhood thanks in part to $600,000 in Affordable Care Act (ACA) dollars.

Feb 1, 2016 | NJTV

Debate Continues Over Planned Parenthood Funding

Advocates took aim at the upcoming congressional vote to cut federal funding for women’s reproductive health.

Feb 1, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

Donald Payne Jr. speaks at Temple Beth-El Martin Luther King Jr. service

Speaking to a crowd of people of varying religious and racial backgrounds Friday night, Rep. Donald Payne called for more interaction and dialogue between the Jewish and African-American communities.