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The American Federation for Suicide PreventionFebruary 27, 2014- Congressman Sires met with members of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to discuss how to assist those suffering from mental illness.
New Jersey Wing of the Civil Air PatrolFebruary 27, 2014- Congressman Sires with the Commander and cadets from the New Jersey Wing of the Civil Air Patrol.
Representatives from New Jersey UniversitiesFebruary 4, 2014- Congressman Sires met with representatives from new Jersey Universities to discuss their priorities for 2014.
Improving our Nation's Highway Freight NetworkFebruary 27, 2014- Congressman Sires questions the panel about the significant barriers freight projects face in securing funding under current Federal-aid highway programs.
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.
Mar 4, 2014 In The News
ATLANTA – Like other cities, Atlanta is seeing an explosive interest in biking.
Feb 11, 2014 In The News
As cycling to work becomes more popular, it also is getting more dangerous — and a lawmaker is proposing to address the problem by dedicating new funding for construction of infrastructure for bicyclists and pedestrians.
Mar 7, 2014 Washington Review
This week was a very busy time in Congress. I began the week speaking at the 2014 National Bike Summit, and ended the week by supporting an assistance package to Ukraine. In between, I had various meetings regarding foreign affairs and reviewed the President’s FY15 budget.
Feb 19, 2014 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Albio Sires issued the following statement regarding anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela:
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