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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing an appropriations bill that will help transportation and infrastructure issues in New Jersey:

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Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3456), with bipartisan support. The bill’s original cosponsors include Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), and Donna E. Shalala (D-FL,) and Representatives Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA) and Garret Graves (R-LA)—co-chairs of the Congressional Peace Corps Caucus with Congressman Garamendi.
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Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement regarding the Nicaraguan government’s failure to meet a June 18 deadline that had been agreed to with oppos

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Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to move ahead with funding cuts to foreign assistance programs intended to address the root causes of migration from Central America:

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Jun 14, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On Friday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) led a letter from the New Jersey Delegation in the House of Representatives to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao regarding infrastructure project grant applications.

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Jun 7, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement today after reports of a State Department policy being used to deny citizenship for the children of LGBTQ+ families under a discriminatory interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act (INA):

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Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires introduced a House Resolution with bipartisan support from Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) promising to continue engagement and support for the people of the Northern Triangle countries in order to address the root causes of migration to the United States.

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May 29, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s public statement today on the Russia investigation and the Mueller report:

May 24, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On Monday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) led a letter of New Jersey and New York members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee to the House Appropriations Committee.

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May 22, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – “Think about the last time you went somewhere.  Odds are you used roads, bridges, or tunnels to get where you wanted to go.  Now think about the state of those roads, bridges, and tunnels.  Think about the potholes you hit, the bridge closures you had to avoid, the delays you sat through in tunnels because of track malfunctions.

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