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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jan 17, 2017 Washington Review
Last week in Washington I spoke on the House Floor, introduced legislation, and participated in important votes.
Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressman issued the following statement about the Administration’s decision to end the “Wet Foot, Dry Foot” policy.

Jan 9, 2017 Washington Review
While in Washington last week for the start of the 115th Congress I was sworn in, attended meetings, and introduced legislation.
Jan 6, 2017 Washington Review

This week, I had the honor to be sworn into office to represent the 8th District of New Jersey in the 115th Congress.  It has been a privilege serving the people of New Jersey and advocating for my constituents.  I remain committed to the priorities of the residents of the 8th District, and I look forward to serving you over the next two years.

Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement on Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA):

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.

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.

Dec 9, 2016 Washington Review
As the 114th Congress drew to a close this week, I participated in a number of meetings and voted on important legislation.
Dec 1, 2016 Did You Know?

On this day in 1955, Rosa Parks was riding an Alabama bus home from her job as a seamstress at a department store when she was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger. Her arrest triggered a boycott of the Montgomery bus system for the next 381 days, eventually leading to the 1956 Supreme Court decision banning segregation on public transportation.