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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Close Up Foundation

    (July 18, 2018) – Congressman Albio Sires met with New Jersey students participating in the Close Up Foundation program
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce

    (July 18, 2018) – Congressman Albio Sires met with members of the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC).
  • Congressman Sires Meets with New Jersey Truman Scholar

    (July 18, 2018) – Congressman Albio Sires met with 2018 Truman Scholar Mussab Ali from Jersey City.
  • Congressman Sires meets with Girl Up Campaign

    (July 11, 2018) – Congressman Albio Sires met with Girl Up Campaign representatives from the 8th District
  • Congressman Sires Meets with Peruvian Members of Congress

    (July 12, 2018) – Congressman Albio Sires discussed the U.S. – Peru relationship with Members of the Peruvian Congress

Latest News

Aug 2, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, joined a bipartisan group of members of Congress in urging the Trump Administration to use its authority under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to sanction six individuals from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico for their involvement in corruption and organized crime. Congressman Sires joined Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot Engel (D-NY), Chair Emeritus of the Committee Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Republican Co-Chair of the Central America Caucus David Valadao (R-CA) and Democratic Co-Chair of the Central America Caucus Norma Torres (D-CA) in sending a letter to the Administration urging action.
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Jul 30, 2018 Washington Review

In Washington last week, I managed a resolution on the House Floor condemning the violence in Nicaragua. The House of Representatives passed a bill extending the National Flood Insurance Program and legislation to support palliative care and hospice education centers.

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