(Washington, D.C.) – On the 56th Birthday of the Peace Corps this week, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and David Young (R-IA) introduced H.R. 1295, the Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act. This bill would afford former volunteers and staff of the Peace Corps the dignity of using the name and logo of the Peace Corps in an obituary or on their gravestone.
(Washington, D.C.) – This week, Congressman Sires joined over 160 members of Congress calling on the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee and the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee to request the access to President Trump’s tax returns. Additionally, Congressman Sires became an original cosponsor of the Strengthening Investigations into Foreign Entanglements Act.
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, made the following statements ahead of their upcoming trip to Honduras and Guatemala.
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires issued the following statement on Attorney General Jeff Sessions:
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s first address to a Joint Session of Congress:
Over the last month there have been peaceful protest demonstrations around the nation and I have received numerous messages from constituents expressing concern and outrage over actions carried out in the first four weeks of the Trump Administration. I share these concerns and am strongly opposed to recent decisions that put our national security at risk and are fundamentally opposed to the co
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced legislation that would allow Members of Congress, Senators, and their constituents to know when a railroad or rail transit agency is being investigated for safety violations by the Federal government.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to replace the Director of National Intelligence and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs with Steve Bannon, White House Chief Strategist, on the National Security Council:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) introduced legislation that would spur small business growth, bring millions of dollars into the U.S. economy, and allow Canadian citizens to continue to conveniently and safely travel between our shared borders.