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New Jersey Education AssociationJuly 25, 2014- Congressman Sires with local educators from the New Jersey Education Association to discuss their role in New Jersey to improve the quality of education in our public schools.
Foreign Affairs Subcommittee HearingJuly 29, 2014- Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing to assess the evolving crisis in Ukraine in light of the recent shoot down of Malaysian Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine.
Yris Tamara Perez AguileraJuly 29, 2014- Congressman Sires meeting with Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera, a Cuban activist, human rights champion and leader of the Rosa Parks Women’s Movement for Civil Rights.
Monarch Housing AssociatesJuly 31, 2014- Congressman Sires with Monarch Housing Associates to discuss top housing priorities throughout New Jersey.
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires announced grant awards for Jersey City and Newark through the Department of Justice’s COPS program (CHP) to hire additional police officers to patrol the streets of Jersey City and Newark. Specifically, $1,875,000 was granted to Jersey City to hire 15 officers and the same amount was allotted to Newark to hire 15 officers as well.
This week in Washington, I had a series of meetings with constituents, participated in several Committee hearings and markup sessions, attended a Joint Session of Congress to hear from the President of Ukraine, and announced an important transportation and infrastructure grant for the State of New Jersey.
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