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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Sires was sworn into the 115th Congress by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Shortly after 12:00 p.m., Congressman Sires and the entire membership of the House of Representatives stood and took the oath of office.

Dec 14, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) sent a letter to Secretary Kerry, along with several other Members, urging the Administration to condemn the continued persecution of Coptic Christians and work with the Egyptian government to protect religious minorities in Egypt.

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Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on the bombing in Cairo, Egypt that targeted Coptic Christians.

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Nov 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C.--- Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on the passing of Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century. 

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Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Steve Bannon to a top White House position:

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the New Jersey Transit train crash at Hoboken Terminal:

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, made the following statement after H.R. 5708 – the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016 – was approved by unanimous consent in the U.S.

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Sep 16, 2016 Press Release

(Elizabeth, N.J.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08) and Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage announced a constituent service event for veterans that will be held on October 6, 2016 at the Stephen Sampson Senior Center in Elizabeth.

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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

(Bayonne, N.J.) – Today, Reps. Albio Sires (NJ-08) and Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) along with Bayonne Mayor James Davis announced a Veterans Claim Clinic for veterans that will be held on October 5, 2016 at the Catholic War Veterans Post 1612 in Bayonne.

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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere passed H.Res. 851, Expressing profound concern about the ongoing political, economic, social, and humanitarian crises in Venezuela, as amended, and H.R. 5708, the Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act of 2016, as amended.

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