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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Members of the National Education Association from New Jersey

    (February 7, 2019) – Congressman Sires met with members of the National Education Association from New Jersey to discuss student’s safety and continued investment in our public school system.
  • Congressman Sires Interviews with CNN Español

    (February 6, 2019) – Congressman Albio Sires was interviewed by CNN Español and discussed the partial government shutdown, the crisis in Venezuela, and this Administration’s disregard for the immigrant population.
  • Congressman Sires introduces Rail Safety Oversight Legislation

    (February 6, 2019) - Congressman Albio Sires introdues H.R. 543, which requires the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to provide Congress with notice of when a comprehensive safety assessment is being conducted on an intercity or commuter rail transit agency that serves their district, was debated and passed without objection.
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Head Start Advocates

    (January 30, 2019) – Congressman Sires met with Head Start advocates from the North Hudson Community Action Corporation and around the state to discuss the importance of the Head Start program.
  • Congressman Sires Thanks Colleagues for Chairmanship Election

    (January 29, 2019) – Congressman Albio Sires signs letters thanking his colleagues for electing him as the new Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade for the 116th Congress.

Latest News

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement after President Trump announced he would be declaring a national emergency to divert funds to construct a border wall:

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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On February 14, 2019, the House of Representatives passed a bill, by a vote of 300-128, that would fund nine departments through the end of fiscal year 2019. The bill was the result of a conference between Democratic and Republican Representatives and Senators and had passed the Senate earlier in the day.

Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On February 13, 2019, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) would serve on the Committee on the Budget for the 116th Congress.  He will continue to serve on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. 

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