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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jan 25, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump’s executive actions regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s Sanctuary Cities program, which could threaten to strip law enforcement funding from hundreds of cities across America:

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding lack of transparency for government witnesses testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Today, an amendment presented to the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rules for the 115th Congress by Congressman David N.

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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires was selected to continue to serve as a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the 115th Congress.
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Jan 24, 2017 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) -Today, Congressman Sires was selected by his peers on the House Foreign Affairs Committee to continue serving as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere for the 115th Congress.
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Jan 23, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) along with Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) introduced H.Res. 54, a resolution reaffirming the U.S.-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina’s economic reforms. Similarly, Senator Chris Coons (D-CT) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) are introducing an identical resolution, ensuring our Congress speaks with one voice in reaffirming the U.S.

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Jan 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Congressman issued the following statement about the Administration’s decision to end the “Wet Foot, Dry Foot” policy.

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Jan 4, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Sires issued the following statement on Republican proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA):

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Jan 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Congressman Sires was sworn into the 115th Congress by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Shortly after 12:00 p.m., Congressman Sires and the entire membership of the House of Representatives stood and took the oath of office.

Dec 14, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) sent a letter to Secretary Kerry, along with several other Members, urging the Administration to condemn the continued persecution of Coptic Christians and work with the Egyptian government to protect religious minorities in Egypt.

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Dec 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on the bombing in Cairo, Egypt that targeted Coptic Christians.

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