Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of NEW JERSEY

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  • Congressman Sires Gives Remarks to Air Line Pilots Association

    November 19th- Elizabeth Baker of the Air Line Pilots Association introduces Congressman Sires to give remarks to air line pilots visiting the Capitol.
  • Bayonne High School STEM Academy

    October 23, 2014- Congressman Sires giving remarks at Bayonne High School STEM academy, where they received an award for a successful STEM education program.
  • St. Peter's Prep School

    October 24, 2014- Congressman Sires with students from St. Peter's Prep School in Jersey City.
  • Hudson County Central Labor Council Ed Pulver Scholarship breakfast

    October 25, 2014- Congressman Sires at the Hudson County Central Labor Council Ed Pulver Scholarship breakfast with student scholarship recipients.

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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.
Sep 19, 2014 In The News
Jul 28, 2014 In The News

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Nov 21, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ)  issued the below statement regarding President Obama’s executive action on immigration:

Nov 19, 2014 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to the House Democratic Caucus’ election of Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) as Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce:

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