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Europe & Eurasia Subcommittee HearingFebruary 12, 2015 – Congressman Sires attends a Europe and Eurasia Subcommittee hearing regarding energy, security, and human rights in Azerbaijan.
New Jersey Council of County Colleges VisitFebruary 11, 2015 – Congressman Sires meets with the New Jersey Council of County Colleges to discuss the importance of county college education in Hudson and Union counties.
Congressman Sires Presents Purple Heart MedalJanuary 19, 2015 – Congressman Sires obtains and presents replacement Purple Heart medal to Elizabeth resident and World War II veteran George Cygan.
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.
Feb 18, 2015 Press Release
(Weehawken, N.J.) – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Congressmen Albio Sires (N.J.-08) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.-10) today stood shoulder-to-shoulder with N.J.