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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Nov 26, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C.--- Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on the passing of Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled Cuba for nearly half a century. 

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Nov 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s appointment of Steve Bannon to a top White House position:

Sep 29, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the New Jersey Transit train crash at Hoboken Terminal:

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa and Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, made the following statement after H.R. 5708 – the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2016 – was approved by unanimous consent in the U.S.

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Sep 16, 2016 Press Release

(Elizabeth, N.J.) – Today, Rep. Albio Sires (NJ-08) and Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage announced a constituent service event for veterans that will be held on October 6, 2016 at the Stephen Sampson Senior Center in Elizabeth.

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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

(Bayonne, N.J.) – Today, Reps. Albio Sires (NJ-08) and Donald Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) along with Bayonne Mayor James Davis announced a Veterans Claim Clinic for veterans that will be held on October 5, 2016 at the Catholic War Veterans Post 1612 in Bayonne.

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Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere passed H.Res. 851, Expressing profound concern about the ongoing political, economic, social, and humanitarian crises in Venezuela, as amended, and H.R. 5708, the Nicaragua Investment Conditionality Act of 2016, as amended.

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Aug 17, 2016 Press Release

NEWARK, N.J. – Congressman Albio Sires and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced that North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue is receiving $6 million in federal funding to hire full-time firefighters and help strengthen the department's ability to effectively respond to local fire emergencies, protect high-risk populations and decrease firefighter injuries.

Jul 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Rep. Albio Sires announced over $745,000 in federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funding for North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue. 

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the shooting during a peaceful protest in Dallas, TX:

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