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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

May 8, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee released the following statement in response to the announcement that President Trump is unilaterally withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):

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May 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C). – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been awarded Federal financial assistance through its Passenger Ferry Grant program. This grant award, totaling $2,480,000, will go towards modernizing the power and propulsion engine systems on four if its commuter ferry vessels.

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May 3, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Last week, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) joined co-sponsors Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), and Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) to announce the Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2018.

May 3, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that the City of Bayonne, New Jersey, has been awarded Federal financial assistance through its Passenger Ferry Grant program.
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May 1, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the ongoing protests in Nicaragua:

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Apr 30, 2018 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) – Railroad safety is one of the most important issues facing New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District.
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Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Two teams of undergraduate students from Stevens Institute of Technology, under the direction of Dr. Eric Williams, will advance to the final stage of the 2018 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition to be held this June in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the City of Newark, New Jersey, as a recipient of the Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grants. These grants, totaling $400,000, will go towards assessing, cleaning up, and redeveloping contaminated and underutilized properties in Newark.

Apr 20, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Reps. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), and Nita Lowey (D-NY) introduced H. Res. 835 yesterday, a resolution supporting robust bilateral relations with the State of Israel globally and fairness in its treatment in multilateral fora upon seventy years of statehood.

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Apr 19, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the sham transition of power in Cuba from Raul Castro to Miguel Diaz-Canel:

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