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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Financial Action Task Force’s decision to suspend its countermeasures against Iran for 12 months:

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Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Jun 24, 2016 Washington Review

While in Washington this week I sent a letter to the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, attended a Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing and CHLI Conference, and participated in the Democratic protest on the House Floor.

Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s split decision on President Obama’s executive actions to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program:

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires and Congressman Payne, Jr. sent a letter signed by 14 additional Members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging greater federal attention to address poor air quality issues caused by air pollution from ports and other components of the freight transportation system.

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Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, in the wake of the of the deadliest mass shooting in American history, Congressman Sires joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that House Republicans bring commonsense, bipartisan legislation addressing gun violence to a vote.               

Jun 20, 2016 Press Release

(Newark, N.J.)– As the nation continues to grieve in the wake of last week’s deadly terror attack in Orlando, today U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez (both D-NJ) led a rally in Downtown Newark with Congressmen Albio Sires (D-NJ-08) and Donald Payne, Jr.

Jun 17, 2016 Washington Review

While in Washington this week I held meetings, participated in a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing and markup, and attended an event hosted in honor of the Caribbean.

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Jun 16, 2016 Did You Know?

On March 15th, 2016, the Liberty Science Center announced a major renovation of its IMAX dome, making the non-profit interactive museum home to the largest planetarium in the Western Hemisphere.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s shooting in Orlando, FL:

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