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May 30, 2020 Press Release

(West New York, NJ) –Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement regarding the death of George Floyd:

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May 29, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) - Today, Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08), along with Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) and Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging additional funding for New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) in the final language of the next COVID-19 emergency assistance legislation.

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May 26, 2020 Press Release
NEWARK, N.J. –Congressman Albio Sires, along with U.S. Senators Bob Menendez, Cory Booker, and Congressmen Bill Pascrell, Jr. (N.J.-09), Donald M. Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) and Tom Malinowski (N.J.-07) today announced over $91.5 million in funding from the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to advance replacement of the Portal Bridge and make other upgrades to improve service along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC).
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May 22, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – El congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), el congresista Joaquín Castro (D-TX) y el congresista Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) enviaron una carta al Secretario Interino de Seguridad Nacional Chad Wolf y al Director Interino de la Agencia de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE) Matthew Albence sonando la alarma por la deportación de Héctor García Mendoza.

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May 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX), and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Matthew Albence raising alarm over the deportation of Héctor García Mendoza.

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May 21, 2020 Press Release

(West New York, NJ) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) assisted the Hudson County Board of Health, West New York Housing Authority employees, along with the Mayor and Commissioners of the town as they kicked off an initiative to test residents of senior living facilities in West New York, New Jersey.

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May 16, 2020 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires condemned President Trump for his overnight removal of State Department Inspector General Steve Linick:
 
May 15, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) voted in favor of the Heroes Act, legislation introduced by House Democrats to respond to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic.

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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.  

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