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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Oct 7, 2018 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) - Congressman Albio Sires’ statement on the most recent appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States, following a 50-48 vote by the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh: 

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Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere joined Subcommittee Chairman Paul Cook in hosting the President of the Republic of Chile, Sebastián Piñera.

Sep 28, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1093, a bill to improve rail oversight transparency, introduced by Congressman Sires (D-NJ).

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced that the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has been awarded federal financial assistance through its 2018 State Damage Prevention grant and 2018 One-Call grant.

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Sires voted in favor of legislation to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its many programs for five years; and to pass the Disaster Recover Reform Act (DRRA), which reforms Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) programs to help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural disasters.

Sep 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement marking one year since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands:

Sep 7, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement on Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’ recent announcement that he would not renew CICIG’s mandate, the abuse of U.S.-donated military grade vehicles, decision to prevent the return of the CICIG Commissioner to Guatemala, and deteriorating investment climate conditions.
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Sep 6, 2018 Press Release

 (Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires recognized the Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown on their receipt of a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS):

Sep 4, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement on the Guatemalan government’s decision to deny International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) Commissioner Ivan Velasquez re-entry into the country:
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Aug 31, 2018 Press Release
Representative Albio Sires, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement on Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales’s announcement that he will not renew the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) when it’s current mandate expires:
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