Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of NEW JERSEY

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  • U.S. Representative of the Year Award

    May 22, 2015 - Congressman Sires accepts the U.S. Representative of the Year Award from the New Jersey Conference of Mayors.
  • Meeting with Mayor Dawn Zimmer

    May 13, 2015 – Congressman Sires discusses a new infrastructure project with Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer.
  • Meeting with Rutgers University Students

    April 22, 2015 – Congressman Sires discusses the importance of financial aid with Rutgers University undergraduate students.
  • Meeting with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer

    April 14, 2015 – Congressman Sires meets with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer to discuss recent developments in the Middle East.
  • United Steelworkers Visit

    April 15, 2015 – Congressman Sires meets with representatives from United Steelworkers to discuss trade legislation.

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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.

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May 22, 2015 Washington Review

This week I attended several committee hearings and met with multiple groups from New Jersey. I also took time to take part in a USO project to send snacks to U.S. troops serving abroad.

Apr 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, New Jersey Representatives Albio Sires and Bill Pascrell, Jr.

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Transportation

Improving Mobility, Improving Quality of Life

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Veterans

Serving Those That Served Our Country

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Economy

The issues of Economy and Jobs are important to our district and to my work in Congress.

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