(Washington D.C.) - Congressman Albio Sires’ statement on the most recent appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States, following a 50-48 vote by the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere joined Subcommittee Chairman Paul Cook in hosting the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera.
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1093, a bill to improve rail oversight transparency, introduced by Congressman Sires (D-NJ).
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has been awarded federal financial assistance through its 2018 State Damage Prevention grant and 2018 One-Call grant.
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Sires voted in favor of legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its many programs for five years; and to pass the Disaster Recover Reform Act (DRRA), which reforms Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs to help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement marking one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands:
Last week, the House Foreign Affairs Committee conducted oversight of the Trump Administration, including its relationship with Russia. Additionally, I met with the New Jersey Commissioner of Education, medical research advocates from Hoboken, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, and others to discuss the impact of their work in the 8th District.
Congress returned to Washington last week and I worked with my colleagues to increase financial counseling for students with significant loan debt. Additionally, I met with the Atlantic City Airport, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and Nicaraguan human rights activists to understand their perspectives on pending legislation.