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Payne Votes to Boost "Cash for Clunkers" Program
- Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne voted to increase funding for the "cash for clunkers" program. The initial launch has been so successful in encouraging Americans to trade in their old gas guzzlers for new fuel-efficient cars, that funding ran out and Congress is acting quickly to extend it. more

Payne Votes to Protect American Taxpayers, Shareholders by Reining in Executive Compensation
- Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne voted to protect American taxpayers and shareholders from the excessive and risky compensation practices at big financial firms that contributed to the collapse of the financial markets in the fall of 2008. The Corporate and Financial Institution Compensation Fairness Act, HR 3269, is the first piece of a larger regulatory reform package the US House of Representatives will take up in this fall to fulfill our commitment to rebuild our economy stronger and restore Americans’ faith in our financial system. more

Payne Votes for Landmark Legislation to Protect Public Health, Improve Food Safety
- Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne voted to better ensure the safety of the nation's food supply by improving inspections and oversight of the food we eat. The bipartisan Food Safety Enhancement Act, HR 2749, grants the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the authority and resources it needs to prevent food-borne illnesses from occurring and the tools to respond if they do. The legislation also increases the food industry's responsibility for overseeing the safety of their own products and provides the FDA with new and enhanced tools to hold them accountable when they fail. more

Payne Announces Over $10 Million in Law Enforcement Grants
- Congressman Donald M. Payne was pleased to announce that the US Department of Justice awarded $10,010,765 in Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) grants to the cities of East Orange and Elizabeth and the township of Irvington. more

Payne Votes to Help Struggling Americans, Grow Our Economy
- Today, Congressman Donald M. Payne voted to invest in improvements in education, housing and health care for the American people. The Labor, Health and Education Appropriations Act, HR 3293, builds on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to provide short-term relief to struggling American families by shoring up our social safety net programs and long-term solutions to help grow our economy and build up the workforce of the future. more

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Congressman Payne meets with friends from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. The Congressman is a strong supporter for funding of Juvenile Diabetes research and treatment.

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