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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires was elected to serve as Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade for the 116th Congress by his peers on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Representative Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) sent a letter from the New Jersey congressional delegation to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao in support of the Hudson Tunnel Project.

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Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily halting flights into New York’s LaGuardia Airport and reports of severe delays at numerous other airports:

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Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Juan Guaidó declaring himself interim President of Venezuela. Juan Guaidó currently serves as President of the legitimately elected Venezuela National Assembly.

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Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the ongoing protests in Venezuela:

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Jan 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the recent attack in Bogotá, Colombia, where Marxist rebels from the National Liberation Army (ELN) targeted a police academy, killing 21 people.

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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On January 18, 2019, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) made the following statement after joining Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and 181 House colleagues in introducing the Raise the Wage Act.

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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to prevent the Administration from lifting sanction on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarc

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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On January 18, 2019, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) made the following statement after joining Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and 181 House colleagues in introducing the Raise the Wage Act.

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Jan 17, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – This week, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced legislation to compel federal agencies to inform Members of Congress when a railroad or rail transit agency in their district is being investigated for safety violations.

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