Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement calling for a unified international response to Daniel Ortega’s increasingly brazen acts of authoritarianism in Nicaragua:
(Washington, D.C.) –On December 23, 2020, the Federal Government reached an agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech to receive an additional 100 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer and BioNTech have already agreed to supply the U.S. with 100 million vaccine doses by March 31, 2021.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. received a $2,534,540 grant by the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Cluster grant program.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which contains funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2021 as well as COVID-19 relief:
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) participated in an online event with the Center for Strategic and International Studies titled A Partnership for Taiwan and Latin America: The Creative Economy. The following statement is a portion of his remarks:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the judicial system’s protection of democratic institutions:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-OH), Andy Kim (D-NJ), Roger Marshall (R-KS), Ron Kind (D-WI), John Joyce (R-PA), Scott Peters (D-CA), and Neal Dunn (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation, authorizing a public advocacy campaign to promote COVID-19 vaccine participation and provide science-backed information.
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