This week, I voted to pass three appropriations bills to fund the federal government. I also voted to establish commemorative works for Gold Star Families, recipients of the National Medal of Honor, victims of the September 11th attack, and Japanese Americans interned during World War II.
This week, I voted to pass the Divided Family Reunification Act, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act, the Allies Act, and the PFAS Action Act. I also cosponsored legislation to incentivize renewable energy investments, establish a strategy to manage biodiversity loss, raise awareness for black maternal mental health, and streamline access to health care for veterans exposed to burn pits.
(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), presidente del hemisferio occidental, seguridad civil, migración y política económica internacional, pronunció las siguientes palabras de apertura en la audiencia del Congreso que convocó titulada "Protestas históricas en Cuba y la represión de la libre expresión":
(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 “Historic Protests in Cuba and the Crackdown on Free Expression”:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, joined Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), in addition to Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Jim Risch (R-ID), Chairman of the Senate Su
This week, I spoke in solidarity with the Cuban people who are protesting the Castro/Diaz-Canel dictatorship in Cuba, and thanked President Biden for showing the United States’ clear support for democracy on the island.
(Washington, D.C.) – Earlier today, the House Committee on Appropriations released the final report for the House FY 22 Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) Appropriations Bill.
(Washington, D.C.) – En respuesta a las protestas de los cubanos en docenas de ciudades el 11 de julio contra la dictadura de Castro/Díaz-Canel y antes de una conferencia de prensa que se celebrará en West New York con líderes cubanos, el Congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), Presidente del Subcomité para el Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil, Migración, y la Política Económica Internaci
(Washington, D.C.) – In response to Cubans protesting in dozens of cities on July 11th against the Castro/Díaz-Canel dictatorship and in advance of a press conference to be held in West New York with Cuban leaders, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration, and Intern
This week, I cosponsored several important pieces of legislation to prevent bullying in schools, improve climate literacy, incentivize the use of sustainable fuel, improve housing equity and accessibility, invest in girls’ civic education globally, recognize the contributions of immigrants, and expand the program to provide visas to our Afghan allies as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan.