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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires released the following statement of opposition on the Senate GOP’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:

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Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s decision to shift U.S. – Cuba policy:

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding June 17, 2017, the Democratic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s National Citizenship Day of Action:

Jun 16, 2017 Washington Review

It was a difficult week in Washington this week as members of Congress came under attack during a routine practice for a bipartisan annual tradition, the Congressional baseball game. However, our important work must continue.

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement on the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA:

"I offer my thoughts and prayers to the victims of this tragedy, including Rep. Scalise and the families of those affected.  I commend the U.S. Capitol Police for their courage and dedication in the face of danger."

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  On June 8, 2017, Congressman Sires (D-NJ) introduced H.R. 2865, the Better Education and Skills Training (BEST) for America’s Workforce Act as a companion to Senator Bob Menendez’s Senate bill (S.

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Jun 9, 2017 Washington Review

While in Washington this week, I discussed the need for ongoing transparency in the Russia investigation, attended a Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing on energy opportunities in North America, participated in a Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Federal Aviation Administration authorization, and held a number of meetings.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Accords:

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May 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the attack in Egypt that targeted Coptic Christians traveling to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor:

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May 25, 2017 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I spoke out against the President’s budget proposal and the CBO score of the Republican health care bill, attended markups in the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, and held a number of meetings.

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