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Dec 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Earlier this week, the House passed 2 funding packages that averted another painful holiday shutdown. While the packages were not perfect, they funded vital programs that will help Americans across the country and include landmark funding for essential initiatives.

Dec 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Congressional Taiwan Caucus co-chairs, Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), Rep. Gerald E. Connolly (D-VA) and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL.), led a bipartisan letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer encouraging him to work toward beginning negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan.

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Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, H.Res.754, una resolución bipartidista presentada por el presidente del subcomité del hemisferio occidental Albio Sires (D-NJ) y el miembro de rango Francis Rooney (R-FL) para apoyar los derechos humanos en Nicaragua y condenar los abusos del gobierno de Ortega, fue aprobada por unanimidad en El Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes.

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Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, H.Res.754, a bipartisan resolution introduced by Chairman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Francis Rooney (R-FL) to support human rights in Nicaragua and condemn the abuses of the Ortega government, was unanimously passed by the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding his vote on articles of impeachment:

Dec 13, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 230 to 192. The legislation now awaits further action in the Senate.

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Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), a senior member of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Standardized Assessment for Electric (SAFE) Scooters Act to study nationwide instances on the unsafe use of electric scooters and recommend solutions.

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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – At today’s House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) aircraft certification process, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) questioned FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson on the agency’s failure to follow up on reports of Boeing rushing production of its 737 MAX model.

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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced legislation for a landmark, national study into the full picture of operations supporting the decennial census. In 2019, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) identified the 2020 Census as a “high-risk” operation and estimates that it will total $15.6 billion in federal spending.

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing he convened, entitled “Haiti on the Brink: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward a Country in Crisis”:

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