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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

(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:

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

(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.  

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Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

(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.

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Feb 25, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Cuba’s referendum for a new constitution:

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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

(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:

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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

(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.

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

(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.

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Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

(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. 

Feb 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement responding to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) comments on Israel:

Feb 11, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Sires reintroduced H.R. 1131, the Collaborative Academic Research Efforts (CARE) for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2019 to expand and increase the coordination of Tourette syndrome research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Congressman Sires is joined by Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) as original cosponsors.
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