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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Aug 22, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires recognized Newark Community Health Centers on their receipt of two grants worth $167,000 and $242,952 from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Aug 21, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires recognized North Hudson Community Action Corporation, which served nearly 72,000 patients in 2018, on their receipt of two grants worth $167,000 and $75,000  from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Aug 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires joined Senator Cory Booker, Senator Bob Menendez, and Congressman Donald Payne Jr. in calling on federal agencies to provide assistance to Newark following the confirmation of lead contaminated drinking water. 

Aug 5, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the tragic events in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH this weekend:

Aug 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, was joined by Representative Frank Pallone, Jr., Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and 32 other members of Congress in sending a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Mark Morgan expressing concern about the tr

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Aug 1, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, issued the following statement after his meeting in Buenos Aires with the Venezuelan ambassador to Argentina Elisa Trotta Gamus.

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Jul 31, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, joined Congresswoman Norma Torres (D-CA) and thirteen other members of Congress in urging Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan to rescind the “safe third country” agreement recently signed with Guatemala.
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Jul 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, and Representative Eliot L.

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Jul 29, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - A bipartisan delegation of six members of the United States House of Representatives, led by the Honorable Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade in the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, traveled to Argentina and Chile to reinforce the importance of strengthening bilateral relations with both countri

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