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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

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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May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today the House passed H. Res. 835, a resolution introduced by Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY). The resolution calls for all nations to enter into robust diplomatic relations with Israel upon its 70th year of statehood.

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May 9, 2018 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup of several bills relating to global development, international security assistance, countering foreign propaganda, and continued support to Israel.

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires made the following statement regarding the planned removal of the Katyn Memorial at Exchange Place in Jersey City:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee released the following statement in response to the announcement that President Trump is unilaterally withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):

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May 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the City of Bayonne, New Jersey, has been awarded Federal financial assistance through its Passenger Ferry Grant program. This grant award, totaling nearly $650,000, will go towards the construction of the proposed Commuter Ferry Terminal at the former Military Ocean Training Terminal site.

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May 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C). – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been awarded Federal financial assistance through its Passenger Ferry Grant program. This grant award, totaling $2,480,000, will go towards modernizing the power and propulsion engine systems on four if its commuter ferry vessels.

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May 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Last week, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) joined co-sponsors Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) to announce the Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2018.

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