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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires voted to adopt the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill. This measure funds the government for FY 2016 and was passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 316 to 113.

Dec 18, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, H.R. 2241, the Global Health Innovation Act, introduced by Congressman Albio Sires, passed the House of Representatives by voice vote.

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Dec 16, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) -“ Yesterday, H.Res. 536, a resolution condemning attacks on press freedoms in the Western Hemisphere, introduced by Congressman Albio Sires, successfully passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 399 to 2. H. Res. 536 was introduced with bipartisan support, with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) serving as the lead Republican cosponsor.

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Dec 9, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - “ Today, H.Res. 536, a resolution condemning attacks on press freedoms in the Western Hemisphere, introduced by Congressman Albio Sires, was successfully passed by the House Foreign Affairs Committee. H. Res. 536 was introduced with bipartisan support, with Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) serving as the lead Republican cosponsor.

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Dec 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on Donald Trump’s prejudiced, divisive, and incorrect comments regarding Muslims:

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in passing H.R. 22, the Fix America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act by a vote of 359-65. The legislation authorizes highway, transit, freight, safety, and rail programs at $305 billion for five years.

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Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding yesterday's shooting in San Bernardino, CA:

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires joined his colleagues on the House and Senate surface transportation conference committee in signing the committee report to authorize and fund highway, transit, freight, safety, and rail programs for five years.

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Nov 30, 2015 Press Release
Call for restoration of critical funding for NJT, Gateway tunnel project

(Newark, N.J.) - “ US Congressman Albio Sires and Senator Bob Menendez today held a news conference at Newark Penn Station to urge Congress to pass a long-term transportation funding bill that adequately funds New Jersey's and the nation's critical transportation needs.  A House-Senate conference committee will be negotiating a final spending package this week ahead of Friday's deadlin

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Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Albio Sires introduced H.Res. 536, supporting the freedom of press in Latin America and the Caribbean. This Resolution condemns violations of press freedom and violence against journalists, bloggers, and individuals exercising their right to freedom of speech. H. Res.

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