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Oct 13, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after NJ TRANSIT voted unanimously to approve a $1.559 billion contract to replace the Portal North Bridge in Kearny:

Oct 12, 2021 Washington Review

Last week, I cosponsored legislation to guarantee funding for parks in urban areas and keep our national parks clean and joined a letter to urge House leadership to use the Build Back Better Act to end offshore oil drilling.

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Oct 5, 2021 Washington Review

Last week, the House passed multiple pieces of legislation including a bill to suspend the debt limit and prevent economic catastrophe, a bill to extend funding for surface transportation, and a continuing resolution which will provide much needed emergency aid to those impacted by Hurricane Ida, extend federal funding through December 3 to prevent a government shutdown, and provide

Sep 28, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) made the following statement in support of Chair Jerome Powell’s leadership of the Federal Reserve:

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Sep 27, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), a member of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, announced that Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services received a $3 million Mental Health and Substance Abuse Grant.

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Sep 27, 2021 Washington Review

Last week, the House took several important votes to provide much needed emergency aid to those impacted by Hurricane Ida, extend federal funding through December 3 to prevent a shutdown, provide resources to assist the relocation of Afghan refugees, authorize additional funding for Israel’s Iron Dome defense system, authorize funding for the Department of Defense (DoD) for fiscal y

Sep 24, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy issued the following statement on political prisoners in Cuba:

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Sep 22, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy issued the following statement on the situation in Haiti and the treatment of Haitian migrants and asylu

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Sep 21, 2021 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and International Economic Policy, delivered the following opening remarks at the Congressional hearing he convened entitled “An International Response to Ortega’s Destruction of Democracy i

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Sep 17, 2021 Washington Review

On Monday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing reviewing U.S. policy in Afghanistan, where I questioned Secretary Blinken on the future of Afghanistan and the need for humanitarian assistance.

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