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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

May 3, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the City of Bayonne, New Jersey, has been awarded Federal financial assistance through its Passenger Ferry Grant program.
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May 1, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the ongoing protests in Nicaragua:

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Apr 30, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Railroad safety is one of the most important issues facing New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District.
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Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Two teams of undergraduate students from Stevens Institute of Technology, under the direction of Dr. Eric Williams, will advance to the final stage of the 2018 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition to be held this June in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the City of Newark, New Jersey, as a recipient of the Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grants. These grants, totaling $400,000, will go towards assessing, cleaning up, and redeveloping contaminated and underutilized properties in Newark.

Apr 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced H. Res. 835 yesterday, a resolution supporting robust bilateral relations with the State of Israel globally and fairness in its treatment in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood.

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Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the sham transition of power in Cuba from Raul Castro to Miguel Diaz-Canel:

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Mar 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the FAA’s decision to put a stop to “doors-off” helicopter flights:

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Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – A bipartisan group of six Representatives introduced a resolution today expressing solidarity with the victims of the Russian chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom and strong support for measures to counter Russian aggression.

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Mar 14, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recent comments about public education during a ‘60 Minutes’ interview with Lesley Stahl:

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