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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Apr 20, 2018 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, I marked up several bills in the Foreign Affairs Committee, attended a Foreign Affairs hearing on the Middle East, and discussed updates on the Balkans at a Europe and Eurasia Subcommittee hearing. I also met with numerous groups this week and cosponsored legislation to restore the National Park System and urge the firing of Scott Pruitt.

Apr 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced H. Res. 835 yesterday, a resolution supporting robust bilateral relations with the State of Israel globally and fairness in its treatment in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood.

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Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the sham transition of power in Cuba from Raul Castro to Miguel Diaz-Canel:

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Apr 16, 2018 Washington Review

While in Washington last week, the Republicans introduced a hypocritical amendment to balance the budget which would have devastated the American economy. I also attended a Foreign Affairs Hearing on funding for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a Transportation and Infrastructure markup, and held a number of meetings.

Mar 26, 2018 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the House passed an Omnibus bill for fiscal year (FY) 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned “doors off” helicopter flights, and I held a number of meetings.

Mar 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the FAA’s decision to put a stop to “doors-off” helicopter flights:

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Mar 16, 2018 Washington Review

While in Washington this week, I attended a Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on how Congress may best protect U.S. businesses in the international marketplace, cosponsored a resolution condemning the Russian chemical weapon attack in the U.K., and held a number of meetings.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – A bipartisan group of six Representatives introduced a resolution today expressing solidarity with the victims of the Russian chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom and strong support for measures to counter Russian aggression.

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Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recent comments about public education during a ‘60 Minutes’ interview with Lesley Stahl:

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Mar 9, 2018 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I questioned Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao on the Administration’s obstructionist attitude towards the Gateway Tunnel project and met with a number of local and international groups to discuss legislative issues.

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