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May 12, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Francis Rooney (R-FL), Jeff Duncan (R-SC), and Jenniffer González-Colón (R-PR) released the following statement expressing support for a transparent vote recount in Guyana:

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May 7, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) announced multiple community health centers (CHCs) that are either located in the 8th District or serve 8th District residents, would receive federal funding to support expanded COVID-19 testing capabilities.  

May 5, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) slammed the Administration for restricting Dr. Anthony Fauci and other members of the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force, from appearing before Congress.

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May 4, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded grants to 8th District housing authorities to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

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May 1, 2020 Press Release

The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) is continuing to work around the clock in order to review all the claims that have been filed.

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Apr 28, 2020 Press Release

Currently, only 42.4% of the 8th District has responded to the 2020 Census – behind the state rate of 53.2%. We all need to do our part and be counted. The division of federal resources, annually and in times of emergency, relies on Census responses. Represent our community and fill yours out today. 

Apr 27, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) announced that Northwest Essex Community Healthcare Network, serving Belleville, NJ, has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) worth $3,999,907.

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) voted in favor of an interim stimulus package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The bill funds and improves the Paycheck Protection Program, setting aside $60 billion, of the $310 billion appropriated for the program, for small business in underserved areas including many minority-owned ones.

Apr 23, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, in a radio interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that states should turn to bankruptcy rather than receive aid from the federal government in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Apr 18, 2020 Press Release

As Congress continues to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, I am advocating for relief for renters in future legislation. The CARES Act suspended evictions from federally-assisted housing and many states, like New Jersey, have suspended evictions for all renters. But, more is still needed. I support Rep.

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