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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jul 15, 2016 Washington Review

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).

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Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the shooting during a peaceful protest in Dallas, TX:

Jul 4, 2016 Did You Know?

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.

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.

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