(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
Last week, I signed onto legislation to help save public education jobs, protect polar bears and their natural habitat, and develop and protect outdoor parks. I also cosponsored legislation to expand access to high quality apprenticeship programs across the country.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement supporting Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House for the 117th Congress: