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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – H.R. 1660, the Global Health Innovation Act of 2017 passed the Senate by unanimous consent on December 20, 2018. Previously, H.R. 1660 passed the House of Representatives on January 18, 2018 by a vote of 423-2 and now awaits signature by the President to be enacted into law.

Dec 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that New Jersey Transit has been awarded nearly $6,550,000 in Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvement (CRISI) grants for Positive Train Control (PTC) implementation.

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Dec 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the Administration’s surprise announcement to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria: 

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Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, was joined by Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) as well as Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member

Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Chairman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) made the following statement after introducing H.R. 7245, The Venezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018, legislation targeting the disintegration of democracy in Venezuela:

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release

 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement on the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions:

Nov 9, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the vote for Speaker of the House in the 116th Congress:

Nov 7, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the upcoming 116th Congress:

Oct 26, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement thanking the FBI, Secret Service, ATF, U.S. Capitol Police, U.S. Postal Service, and more:

Oct 17, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and Rep. Paul Cook (CA-08), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on recent events involving political prisoners in Nicaragua and Venezuela:

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