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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jul 13, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Justice Department’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents as part of the ongoing investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 Presidential election:

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Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement supporting the NATO alliance: 

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Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court: 

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined 300 of his Democratic and Republican colleagues in rejecting H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, a supposed compromise bill drafted by Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). 

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires released a statement on the United States Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. This decision ruled that government employees represented by, but not belonging to, a union do not have to contribute to that union’s costs to negotiate on their behalf.

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined more than 190 of his fellow House Democrats as an original cosponsor on H.R. 6135, the Keep Families Together Act, introduced by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY).  This bill would prohibit the mass family separation that is a direct result of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.  The introduction of H.R.

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Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released a statement on Republicans on the House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources holding a hearing on a draft of the so-called Enhancing State Management of Federal Lands and Waters Act. The bill would impose a fee on New Jersey and any other State that prevents offshore drilling on 50 percent or more of a proposed lease sale.

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May 18, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill (H.R. 2):

May 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced H.Res. 893 to recognize the memorials and monuments to the Katyn Massacre as important historical reminders of the heinous acts that took the lives of approximately 22,000 innocent Polish prisoners of war at the order of Joseph Stalin.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s comments on immigrants:

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