This week in Washington, the Senate released their proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act, I attended a Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee hearing on passenger rail service, and held a number of meetings.
(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:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s decision to shift U.S. – Cuba policy:
(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:
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.
(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."
(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.
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.
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:
(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: