While representing the 8th District in Washington this week, I held several meetings, attended a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup, and voted on important legislation.
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires praised the announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of two awards to Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.
(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires voted against H.R. 4974, the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. This bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 295-129.
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Reps. Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) and Albio Sires (NJ-08) introduced H.R. 5177, the National Mitigation Investment Act of 2016 (NMIA).
Did you know that scientists in the not-so-distant future could be sending thousands of miniature spacecraft outside our solar system at one-fifth the speed of light?
On this day in 1789, George Washington was sworn into office. His swearing in occurred in New York City on the portico of Federal Hall in Lower Manhattan. He is the only president to have been inaugurated in two cities, the second being in Philadelphia in 1793. His second inaugural address was the shortest in history at 135 words.