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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

Press Releases

Jun 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Financial Action Task Force’s decision to suspend its countermeasures against Iran for 12 months:

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Jun 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Jun 23, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s split decision on President Obama’s executive actions to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program:

Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires and Congressman Payne, Jr. sent a letter signed by 14 additional Members of Congress to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging greater federal attention to address poor air quality issues caused by air pollution from ports and other components of the freight transportation system.

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Jun 22, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, in the wake of the of the deadliest mass shooting in American history, Congressman Sires joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that House Republicans bring commonsense, bipartisan legislation addressing gun violence to a vote.               

Jun 20, 2016 Press Release
Democratic-led filibuster successful in forcing votes on measures to close terror gap, expand background checks

(Newark, N.J.)– As the nation continues to grieve in the wake of last week’s deadly terror attack in Orlando, today U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez (both D-NJ) led a rally in Downtown Newark with Congressmen Albio Sires (D-NJ-08) and Donald Payne, Jr.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s shooting in Orlando, FL:

Jun 10, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires praised the announcement from the U.S. Department of Transportation of a discretionary grant to NJ Transit for the Hoboken Boiler and Terminal Repairs Project.

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires praised the announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of two awards to Jersey City Redevelopment Agency.

May 19, 2016 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires voted against H.R. 4974, the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill. This bill passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 295-129.

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