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Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee HearingMarch 18, 2015 - Congressman Sires discusses the influence of Iran and Hezbollah in the Western Hemisphere at a Foreign Affairs Joint Subcommittee hearing.
Transportation & Infrastructure HearingMarch 17, 2015 - Congressman Sires discusses the reauthorization of federal surface transportation programs at a Transportation Committee hearing.
Jason Collins & SFIA VisitMarch 4, 2015 – Congressman Sires discusses the importance of promoting exercise and healthy activities for school children with Jason Collins and members of the Sports & Fitness Industry Association today in Washington.
Army Corps of Engineers VisitMarch 3, 2015 – Congressman Sires meets with Army Corps of Engineers Colonel Paul E. Owen to discuss ongoing Corps projects in the 8th District and he Administration’s 2016 Civil Works budget.
Feb 27, 2014 Floor Statement
Raising the minimum wage is a critical step in closing the opportunity gap and building an economy that works for everyone. Yesterday, I joined my Democratic colleagues in filing a discharge petition for an immediate vote on H.R. 1010 to raise the minimum wage to $10.10, generating economic activity, creating jobs, and growing the middle class.
Jan 9, 2014 Floor Statement
(Mr./Madam) Speaker, I rise today to express my serious concern about the expiration of the federal unemployment insurance program for more than 1.3 million Americans, including more than 90,000 hard working people in New Jersey. At a time when so many Americans are still struggling to recover from one of the greatest periods of economic downturn in our nation’s history, it is unconscionable to me that Congress would fail to stand behind those who need our support the most right now.
Apr 21, 2015 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, New Jersey Representatives Albio Sires and Bill Pascrell, Jr.
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