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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Mar 15, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Justice Department indicting two Russian spies and two criminal hackers in connection with the 2014 hacking Yahoo user accounts:

Mar 15, 2017 Did You Know?
For anyone interested in participating in the annual, White House Easter Egg Roll, the website for the online lottery will be live from March 15th until Saturday March 18th .
Mar 13, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires released the following statement on the analysis of the Republican healthcare bill issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO):

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Mar 13, 2017 Washington Review

After returning to Washington from an official trip to Honduras and Guatemala, I participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, weighed in on recent executive actions and legislation, testified before a House Appropriations Subcommittee, and held meetings.

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C)  – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on Russia’s continued efforts to undermine democracy in the United States, Europe, and around the world:

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Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding House Republicans’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive actions targeting refugees and travel from Muslim-majority countries:

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Obama ordered the tapping of then-candidate Trump’s phones:

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On the 56th Birthday of the Peace Corps this week, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and David Young (R-IA) introduced H.R. 1295, the Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act. This bill would afford former volunteers and staff of the Peace Corps the dignity of using the name and logo of the Peace Corps in an obituary or on their gravestone.

Mar 3, 2017 Washington Review

As you will see, it was a busy week in Washington.  I commented on the Trump administration’s ties to Russia, cosponsored and introduced legislation, attended a markup and a hearing, and held meetings.

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