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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey
  • Congressman Sires Meets with President of the Venezuelan National Assembly Julio Borges to Discuss the Crisis in Venezuela

    May 4, 2017 – Congressman Albio Sires and President of the Venezuelan National Assembly Julio Borges discussed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the human rights violations carried out by the Maduro government.
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise

    May 3, 2017 – Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise met with Congressman Sires to discuss how Congress can support the priorities of the citizens of Hudson County, including the extension of the Hudson Light Rail to Route 440 in Jersey City and Bayonne.
  • Congressman Sires Attends House Foreign Affairs Committee Markup for H.R. 1625, H.R. 1677, and H.R. 2200

    May 3, 2017 – Congressman Albio Sires attended a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup for three pieces of legislation. Two of the bills aimed to curb global human trafficking practices. The third bill, the Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017, would hold human rights abusers in Syria accountable for their crimes.
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Luis Almagro, Secretary General of the Organization of American States to Discuss Venezuela

    May 2, 2017 - Luis Almagro, the Secretary General of the Organization of American States, met with Chairman Duncan and Ranking Member Sires of the House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere to address the crisis in Venezuela.
  • Congressman Sires Attends Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Hearing on Airline Passenger Rights Following the United Airlines Incident

    May 2, 2017 - Congressman Sires participated in a Transportation & Infrastructure Committee hearing on U.S. airline customer service and passenger rights.

Latest News

May 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the attack in Egypt that targeted Coptic Christians traveling to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor:

May 25, 2017 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I spoke out against the President’s budget proposal and the CBO score of the Republican health care bill, attended markups in the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, and held a number of meetings.