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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined 300 of his Democratic and Republican colleagues in rejecting H.R. 6136, the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act, a supposed compromise bill drafted by Speaker Paul Ryan and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA). 

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)– Today, Congressman Sires released a statement on the United States Supreme Court’s 5 to 4 decision on Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31. This decision ruled that government employees represented by, but not belonging to, a union do not have to contribute to that union’s costs to negotiate on their behalf.
Jun 19, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) –Today, Congressman Sires joined more than 190 of his fellow House Democrats as an original cosponsor on H.R. 6135, the Keep Families Together Act, introduced by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY).
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Jun 14, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released a statement on Republicans on the House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources holding a hearing on a draft of the so-called Enhancing State Management of Federal Lands and Waters Act.
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May 18, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill (H.R. 2):

May 16, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires (D-NJ) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) introduced H.Res. 893 to recognize the memorials and monuments to the Katyn Massacre as important historical reminders of the heinous acts that took the lives of approximately 22,000 innocent Polish prisoners of war at the order of Joseph Stalin.

May 11, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s comments on immigrants:

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May 10, 2018 Press Release
(Washington D.C.) – Today the House passed H. Res. 835, a resolution introduced by Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY).
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May 9, 2018 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires participated in a House Foreign Affairs Committee markup of several bills relating to global development, international security assistance, countering foreign propaganda, and continued support to Israel.

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires made the following statement regarding the planned removal of the Katyn Memorial at Exchange Place in Jersey City:

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