These past two weeks in Washington I participated in a number of hearings, held several meetings, and attended an event hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI).
(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the shooting during a peaceful protest in Dallas, TX:
On the night of the 240th celebration of America’s independence, NASA’s Juno space probe arrived at Jupiter. Nearly five years after being launched from Cape Canaveral in 2011, the exploratory spacecraft completed its 1.7 billion mile journey to Jupiter’s orbit.
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:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Turkey.
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.
(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:
(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.
(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.
(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.