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Sep 23, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C.  Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that communities across the state will receive over $16 million from the Recovery Act’s Community Development Block Grant Program...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

Sep 23, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C.  Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that the Bayonne Housing Authority, Elizabeth Housing Authority, and Housing Authority of Jersey City will receive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

Sep 23, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the City of Elizabeth will receive more than $1.8 million through the Port Security Grant program...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

Sep 23, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires supported the extension of unemployment benefits, which passed the House by a vote of 331 - 83...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

September 22, 2009                                                      201-222-2828

Sep 21, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C.-  Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that Newark will receive two separate grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to improve safety for Newark’s residents...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

September 21, 2009                                                      201-222-2828

Sep 17, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressman Sires joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in passing H.R. 3221, the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 by a vote of 253 - 171...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

Sep 17, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Albio Sires and Rep. Michael E. McMahon, members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, urged the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (“Port Authority”) to quickly resolve the Bayonne Bridge height restriction issue...

For Immediate Release                         Contact: Erica Daughtrey, 201-222-2828 (Sires)         

Sep 16, 2009 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires demanded further action be taken by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to improve safety and limit the noise nuisance of aircraft over the Hudson River...

For Immediate Release                                                 Contact: Erica Daughtrey

Sep 16, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC  – Today, Congressman Sires announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide funding for approximately $35 million in grants through the FY 2009 Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program...

Sep 14, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC  – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution, introduced by Congressman Albio Sires, to recognize the persistently high rates of drowning fatalities among children and the importance of swimming education...

For immediate release                                                        Contact: Erica Daughtrey                    

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