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Apr 2, 2020 Press Release
(NEWARK, N.J.) – Congressman Albio Sires (N.J.-08), U.S. Senators Bob Menendez, ranking member of the Senate’s mass transit subcommittee, and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) and Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) and Tom Malinowski (N.J.-11), all members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced the awarding of $1,758,430,844 from the Federal Transit Agency (FTA) to help NJ Transit continue operations despite a significant drop-off in ridership and revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 1, 2020 Press Release

The CARES Act provides historic economic relief as our nation fights the COVID-19 outbreak. Through new loan programs, like Paycheck Protection Plan, and protections for existing loans, like the Small Debt Relief Program, resources are available for small businesses to navigate this public health emergency.

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Mar 31, 2020 Press Release

The CARES Act, which the House passed on Friday and the President signed into law over the weekend, expands and extends unemployment compensation programs as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19.

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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires went to the House Floor in Washington, D.C. to help overcome a procedural roadblock and pass the CARES Act, which will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

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Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement after the President suggested that preventative measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 might be rolled back:

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Mar 19, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement about the need to put workers and neighborhood businesses first in future coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency funding packages:

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Mar 18, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – El lunes, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ) se unió a una mayoría bipartidista y bicameral de la delegación congresional de New Jersey instando al Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos a cumplir con la solicitud de New Jersey de suministros médicos de la Reserva Estratégica Nacional.

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Mar 18, 2020 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On Monday, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) joined a bipartisan, bicameral majority of the New Jersey congressional delegation in urging the Department of Health and Human Services to fulfill New Jersey’s request for medical supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile.

Mar 14, 2020 Press Release

As America responds to confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to share the most comprehensive, up-to-date safety information for our community.

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Mar 14, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Early this morning, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) voted to pass H.R. 6201 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which passed by a vote of 363 to 40 and now awaits action by the Senate.

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