This week, I chaired a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere hearing regarding migration from Central America. I also cosponsored several pieces of legislation focused on replacing lead pipes in public housing, expanding eligibility for SNAP benefits, and funding the transition of public buildings to sustainable energy use.
(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), presidente del Subcomité para el Hemisferio Occidental, pronunció las siguientes palabras de apertura en la audiencia del Congreso que convocó titulada “Renewing the United States’ Commitment to Addressing the Root Causes of Migration from Central America”:
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, delivered the following opening remarks at the Congressional hearing he convened entitled “Renewing the United States’ Commitment to Addressing the Root Causes of Migration from Central America”:
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement:
This week, I signed onto legislation holding polluters financially responsible for cleanup efforts at Superfund sites, providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented essential workers, allowing marijuana-related businesses to access banking services, and incentivizing doctors to serve in rural communities.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement following the vehicle-related incident at the Capitol:
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires has named Sharada Suresh and Harita Suresh as the winners of the 2020 Congressional App Challenge in the 8th District.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) announced funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Community Health Centers as part of the American Rescue Plan:
Last week, I participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup, where we discussed a number of important bills including regaining observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, accountability for the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, and repealing the Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the White House announced that Newark, NJ would be one of three locations housing federally run mass vaccination sites.