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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – At today’s House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee hearing on the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) aircraft certification process, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) questioned FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson on the agency’s failure to follow up on reports of Boeing rushing production of its 737 MAX model.

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Dec 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) introduced legislation for a landmark, national study into the full picture of operations supporting the decennial census. In 2019, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) identified the 2020 Census as a “high-risk” operation and estimates that it will total $15.6 billion in federal spending.

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing he convened, entitled “Haiti on the Brink: Assessing U.S. Policy Toward a Country in Crisis”:

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Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement in response to the shooting that occurred in Jersey City, NJ:

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Albio Sires made the following statement regarding the armed standoff and shooting in Jersey City:

Dec 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement following his co-sponsorship of H.R. 5221, the 100% Clean Economy Act of 2019, introduced by Rep. Donald McEachin (D-VA):

Dec 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el presidente Albio Sires (D-NJ) y el miembro de rango Francis Rooney (R-FL) del Subcomité del Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil y Comercio, presentaron una resolución que apoya a la sociedad civil nicaragüense, condena las continuas violaciones de derechos humanos por parte del gobierno de Ortega y pide una mayor presión internacional para promover el re

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Dec 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Chairman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Ranking Member Francis Rooney (R-FL) of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, introduced a resolution supporting Nicaraguan civil society, condemning the Ortega government’s continued violations of human rights, and calling for increased international pressure to promote respect for democrat

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Dec 6, 2019 Press Release
Trump Administration has failed to provide adequate rationale for withholding assistance

(Washington, D.C.) —House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Chairman Albio Sires (D-NJ) today demanded answers from the Trump Administration on the continued withholding of crucial USAID poverty reduction assistance to Central America.

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Dec 5, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ) se unió al congresista David Price (D-NC) y miembros del Comité de Asignaciones, el Caucus Hispano del Congreso y otros miembros en una conferencia de prensa para presionar a la Administración a seguir la ley y liberar fondos de recuperación a Puerto Rico.

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