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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Oct 7, 2018 Press Release

(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: 

Oct 1, 2018 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the Senate Judiciary Committee grappled with serious allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The House of Representatives passed critical transportation bills, including railroad oversight legislation that I introduced.

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

(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.

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

(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).

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

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.

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

(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.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

(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:

Sep 17, 2018 Washington Review

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.

Sep 10, 2018 Washington Review

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.

Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’ recent announcement that he would not renew CICIG’s mandate, the abuse of U.S.-donated military grade vehicles, decision to prevent the return of the CICIG Commissioner to Guatemala, and deteriorating investment climate conditions.