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Floor Statements

Sep 16, 2009 Floor Statement


Thank you for allowing me to participate in today’s hearing. 

Sep 9, 2009 Floor Statement

Mr. Speaker,


I rise today in support of the resolution expressing the sense of the House regarding the terrorist attacks launched against the United States on September 11, 2001.  As the district I represent sits across from downtown Manhattan, my constituents and I are faced with a constant visual reminder of that day’s tragic events.


Jul 31, 2009 Floor Statement

Testimony of Congressman Albio Sires before the

House Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service, and the District of Columbia

Making Sense of It All: An Examination of USPS’ Station and Branch Optimization Initiative and Delivery Route Adjustments

July 30, 2009


Jul 16, 2009 Floor Statement

Mr. Speaker,

Currently, highway connections are worsening, ports are clogged, rail lines are plagued with chokepoints, and our communities are suffering with increased congestion, ever-worsening air pollution, and a struggling economy. We must act now to address these critical infrastructure issues and bring aid to our communities.