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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Feb 17, 2017 Press Release

Over the last month there have been peaceful protest demonstrations around the nation and I have received numerous messages from constituents expressing concern and outrage over actions carried out in the first four weeks of the Trump Administration.  I share these concerns and am strongly opposed to recent decisions that put our national security at risk and are fundamentally opposed to the co

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would allow Members of Congress, Senators, and their constituents to know when a railroad or rail transit agency is being investigated for safety violations by the Federal government.

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Feb 13, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the Department of Treasury’s announcement to sanction Vice President Tareck El Aissami and his associate Samark Jose Lopez Bello under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act:
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Feb 11, 2017 Did You Know?

Thomas Alva Edison was born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio. Edison had little formal education yet acquired 1,093 patents in his 84 years of life.

Feb 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to replace the Director of National Intelligence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs with Steve Bannon, White House Chief Strategist, on the National Security Council:

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced legislation that would spur small business growth, bring millions of dollars into the U.S. economy, and allow Canadian citizens to continue to conveniently and safely travel between our shared borders.

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Feb 6, 2017 Washington Review

While in Washington last week, I attended a hearing, held meetings, spoke on the House Floor, voted on, and cosponsored, important legislation.

Jan 31, 2017 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, D.C., I attended briefings, introduced and voted on legislation, and was renamed to several Subcommittees in the 115th Congress.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding individuals being unlawfully detained at Newark Liberty International Airport as a result of the President’s recent executive order:

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive orders suspending refugee resettlements and changes in immigration policy for certain countries:

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