Since the President came into office, his fixation with the United States Postal Service has been relentless. He has floated the idea of privatizing the service, refused to offer extra funds, and recently has been launching partisan attacks on the agency.
(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement in response to the President signing an executive order rather than negotiating with Congress for coronavirus relief legislation:
This week, I signed onto legislation to keep workers on the payroll while the COVID-19 pandemic persists and signed onto a letter to House leadership urging any future stimulus bill to include funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). I also signed onto a letter to support our Postal Service and provide relief to Lebanon after the tragic explosion in Beirut.
(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement in response to the President’s continued attacks on the United States Postal Service (USPS):
Last week, I was back in Washington to vote on important legislation to appropriate funds to the government, expand and protect access to child care, create a National Museum of American Latinos, and we commemorated the late John Lewis.
(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ) y el congresista Gregory Meeks (D-NY), presidente y vicepresidente respectivamente del Subcomité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes para el Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil y Comercio, encabezaron una carta con 12 de sus colegas al Secretario de Estado Mike Pompeo, instándole a priorizar los derechos hu
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chairman and Vice Chair respectively of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, led a letter with 12 of their colleagues to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, urging him to speak up on human rights and anti-corrupti
This week, I was back in Washington to vote on two appropriations bills to fund the Federal Government. I also had a meeting with students from Rutgers University, spoke on the phone with the new Guatemalan Ambassador to the U.S., and signed onto an amendment prohibiting the Administration’s restrictive and predatory birth control rules.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement on the passing of his colleague Congressman John Lewis:
This week, I attended a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee vote on an important water infrastructure bill and submitted public comments opposing the Administration’s proposal to rewrite asylum rules.