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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 7, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement today after reports of a State Department policy being used to deny citizenship for the children of LGBTQ+ families under a discriminatory interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act (INA):

Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires introduced a House Resolution with bipartisan support from Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) promising to continue engagement and support for the people of the Northern Triangle countries in order to address the root causes of migration to the United States.

May 29, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s public statement today on the Russia investigation and the Mueller report:

May 24, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On Monday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) led a letter of New Jersey and New York members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee to the House Appropriations Committee.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – “Think about the last time you went somewhere.  Odds are you used roads, bridges, or tunnels to get where you wanted to go.  Now think about the state of those roads, bridges, and tunnels.  Think about the potholes you hit, the bridge closures you had to avoid, the delays you sat through in tunnels because of track malfunctions.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has been awarded federal financial assistance through the Access and Mobility Partnership Grants Program.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

This week in Washington, the House moved forward legislation to progress LGBTQ+ rights and protect access to health care. I met with the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, and the U.S.-Guatemala Business Council.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered today the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing on China’s growing role in Latin America:

May 7, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, U.S. Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Norma J. Torres (D-CA), led a group of 101 Members of Congress in a letter urging U.S.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, on World Press Freedom Day, Congressman Sires emphasized the importance of a free and independent press.