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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jul 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement condemning President Trump’s closed-door meeting and press conference with Vladimir Putin that took place in Finland this morning: 

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Jul 16, 2018 Washington Review

In Washington last week, the President announced his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court and I participated in a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing examining how the United States can advance U.S. interested in the Western Hemisphere.

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Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Justice Department’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents as part of the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 Presidential election:

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Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement supporting the NATO alliance: 

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Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court: 

Jun 28, 2018 Washington Review

The action in Washington continued this week as Congress attempted another vote on immigration legislation. Both the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs reviewed numerous pieces of legislation in markups, and I met with delegations from around the world to discuss critical issues that affect our communities.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined 300 of his Democratic and Republican colleagues in rejecting H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, a supposed compromise bill drafted by Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). 

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires released a statement on the United States Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. This decision ruled that government employees represented by, but not belonging to, a union do not have to contribute to that union’s costs to negotiate on their behalf.

Jun 22, 2018 Washington Review

There was a lot of action in Washington this week as the House of Representatives considered immigration legislation, reconsidered the Farm Bill, and passed numerous bills related to the opioid crisis. Additionally, I attended hearings on U.S.

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined more than 190 of his fellow House Democrats as an original cosponsor on H.R. 6135, the Keep Families Together Act, introduced by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY).  This bill would prohibit the mass family separation that is a direct result of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.  The introduction of H.R.

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