(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed two commonsense bills that would expand the national background check system:
(Washington, D.C.) – Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Representative Garret Graves (R-LA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Peace Corps Caucus, reintroduced H.R. 1411, the Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act. They are joined by former Peace Corps volunteers, Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), and Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA), as original cosponsors.
(Washington, D.C.) – This evening, the House of Representatives voted on a resolution that would terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border. The resolution, which was introduced by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) and cosponsored by Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) passed by a vote of 245 to 182.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Cuba’s referendum for a new constitution:
(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement after President Trump announced he would be declaring a national emergency to divert funds to construct a border wall:
(Washington, D.C.) – On February 14, 2019, the House of Representatives passed a bill, by a vote of 300-128, that would fund nine departments through the end of fiscal year 2019. The bill was the result of a conference between Democratic and Republican Representatives and Senators and had passed the Senate earlier in the day.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires introduced a House Resolution with bipartisan support that affirms a Cuban regime program which forced medical professionals to work abroad is recognized as human trafficking.
(Washington D.C.) – On February 13, 2019, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) would serve on the Committee on the Budget for the 116th Congress. He will continue to serve on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement responding to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) comments on Israel: