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Continued Coordination Necessary to Ensure School Security

Apr 14 2016

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

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

Apr 13 2016

Washington, D.C. – 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).

Payne, Jr. Statement on Equal Pay Day

Apr 12 2016

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement on Equal Pay Day—the day that marks when women’s wages, on average, catch up to what men were paid in the previous year:

Payne, Baraka, Rice to Hold Press Conference Calling for Testing for Lead in School Drinking Water

Apr 08 2016

Newark, N.J. – On Monday, April 11, Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will lead a press conference to call on Congress to pass the TEST for Lead Act, legislation he recently introduced to test drinking water in schools for lead contamination.

Payne, Jr. Statement on Armenia’s Hostile Military Acts Against Azerbaijan

Apr 08 2016

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today regarding Armenia’s hostile military acts against Azerbaijan:

Payne, Jr. Statement on Civil Rights Settlement between Justice Department and Newark

Mar 30 2016

Newark, N.J. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement in response to the settlement between the U.S. Justice Department and Newark to reform the city’s police department:



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