Last week, the House voted on the Conference Report to accompany the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) funding bill and a crucial stopgap funding bill to help avert a government shutdown while a larger package is negotiated. On Wednesday, I was honored to receive the In Defense of Christian’s 2020 Congressional Champion Award.
(Washington, D.C.) – Last night, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) voted in favor of the Conference Report to H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. The report passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 335-78.
(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, los representantes Albio Sires (D-NJ) y Francis Rooney (R-FL), presidente y miembro de alto rango, respectivamente, del Subcomité del Hemisferio Occidental, la Seguridad Civil y el Comercio, emitieron el siguiente comunicado después de que una enmienda que ellos redactaron requiriendo un informe al Congreso sobre la asistencia actual y futura a las fuerzas de
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congressman Francis Rooney (R-FL), Chairman and Ranking Member respectively of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement after a provision they authored requiring a report to Congress about current and future assistance to Mexican security forces was included
This week, the House voted on legislation to protect big cats from hostile internment, establish community advantage loan programs to help small businesses, and federally decriminalize marijuana. I also led a letter to House leadership highlighting the impact of COVID-19 on the affordable housing crisis in New Jersey and asking them to include relief measures in the next relief package.
(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, los representantes Albio Sires (D-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Michael McCaul (R-TX) y Francis Rooney (R-FL), los presidentes y miembros de alto rango del Subcomité del Hemisferio Occidental y el Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara respectivamente, emitieron el siguiente comunicado condenando las próximas elecciones legislativas en Venezuela:
(Washington, DC) – Today, Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Eliot Engel (D-NY), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Francis Rooney (R-FL) the chairs and ranking members of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee and House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement condemning the upcoming legislative elections in Venezuela:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices finalized guidelines for states on Tuesday, saying that health care workers and long-term care facility residents and staff should be among the first in the country to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
This week, I signed onto legislation to allow tax credits to rollover for childcare costs and signed onto a bill to keep students safe in schools.
Last week, I joined the Congressional Labor Caucus, and cosponsored legislation to raise the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) monthly benefits, help ensure children do not go hungry during the pandemic, raise the Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2021, help students refinance their student loans, and ensure humane treatment of animals in any research and testi