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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jan 8, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for almost 200,000 Salvadorans:

Jan 5, 2018 Press Release

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of Governor Brendan Byrne who passed away earlier today,” said Sires. “The residents of New Jersey and the Byrne family have lost a beloved patriarch. My sympathies go out to his wife, Ruthie, and the entire Byrne family.

Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires voted against the Conference Report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 227-203. 

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Dec 18, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement in support of a clean vote on the bipartisan Dream Act which would create a pathway to citizenship for thousands of Dreamers:

Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement in response to FCC Chairman Pai’s proposal to repeal net neutrality rules:

Dec 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Albio Sires (D-NJ), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Ted Yoho (R-FL), members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Multilateral Aid Review Act of 2017 to ensure a credible and rigorous analysis of the effectiveness of United States investments in multilateral entities.

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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement after voting against H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 227-205:

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Nov 13, 2017 Press Release

NEWARK, N.J. – Today in Newark, NJ, Representative Albio Sires (D-08), along with Governor-elect Phil Murphy and Democratic members of the New Jersey House delegation, discussed the impact of the House Republican’s tax plan on New Jersey. The plan is estimated to cost many New Jersey families thousands of dollars a year.

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Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the Republican tax plan:

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Oct 31, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), and Rep. Alex X.

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