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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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May 31, 2016 Washington Review
While in Washington this past week I held several meetings and participated in a Subcommittee on Highways and Transit hearing.
May 20, 2016 Washington Review

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.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

(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.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

(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.

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May 13, 2016 Washington Review
This week in Washington I held several meetings, introduced, and voted on, important legislation, and participated in a Subcommittee hearing.
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May 10, 2016 Press Release

(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).

May 3, 2016 Did You Know?

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?

May 2, 2016 Washington Review
While in Washington last week I held several meetings, participated in hearings of the Foreign Affairs Committee, and attended an event about global press freedom.
Apr 30, 2016 Did You Know?

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. 

Apr 25, 2016 Washington Review
Last week in Washington I held several meetings, participated in two House Committee markups, and celebrated special events.

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