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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Aug 30, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced a resolution that would disapprove Russia’s inclusion in future Group of Seven (G-7) summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies.  The resolution comes as a response to President Trump’s announcement at this year’s G-7 summit that he intends

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Albio Sires announced that the Hoboken Fire Department has received a grant award of over $45,000 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Aug 28, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) joined New Jersey State officials and colleagues from the House of Representatives to speak on the importance of the Portal Bridge Project, and why the Trump Administration needs to help New Jersey move it forward.

Aug 27, 2019 Press Release

“There is a reason that the Amazon Rainforest is often referred to as the lungs of our planet. The 2 million square miles of rainforest traps carbon dioxide—a contributor to global warming—and releases oxygen instead. I am deeply disturbed by the severe fires ravaging the Amazon and damaging the rainforest ecosystem.

Aug 22, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires recognized Newark Community Health Centers on their receipt of two grants worth $167,000 and $242,952 from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Aug 21, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires recognized North Hudson Community Action Corporation, which served nearly 72,000 patients in 2018, on their receipt of two grants worth $167,000 and $75,000  from the Department of Health and Human Services.

Aug 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires joined Senator Cory Booker, Senator Bob Menendez, and Congressman Donald Payne Jr. in calling on federal agencies to provide assistance to Newark following the confirmation of lead contaminated drinking water. 

Aug 5, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the tragic events in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH this weekend:

Aug 2, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, was joined by Representative Frank Pallone, Jr., Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and 32 other members of Congress in sending a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Mark Morgan expressing concern about the tr