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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after President Trump threatened the individual who filed the complaint that was released this week:

Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement after the Trump Administration signed “safe third country” agreements with Honduras and El Salvador:

Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) - Hoy, el congresista Albio Sires (D-NJ), presidente del Subcomité del Hemisferio Occidental, Seguridad Civil y Comercio en el Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara de Representantes, convocó una reunión con Eliot Engel (D-NY), presidente de la Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara, Michael McCaul (R-TX), miembro de rango del Comité de Asuntos Exteriores de la Cámara, y

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Sep 27, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, convened a meeting with Eliot Engel (D-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Michael McCaul (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Francis Rooney (R-FL), Ranking Member of

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Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement calling for an impeachment inquiry:

Sep 23, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the 2020 Census, income inequality, and climate change were the focus of my attention as I met with my colleagues and stakeholders. I also attended a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing and questioned Administration officials on our nation’s policy towards Afghanistan.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) announced the awarding of several grants to New Jersey agencies and institutions.

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Sep 16, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement in response to the Nicaraguan Government’s decision to deny access to members of an Organization of American States Commission on Nicaragua, which was scheduled to visit Nicaragua on September 16th and 17th:

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Sep 13, 2019 Washington Review

Congress returned to Washington this week and began working to protect our shorelines from oil and gas drilling. Since the Senate is also back from recess, I believe it is time for Senate Majority Leader to act immediately on passing commonsense gun reform legislation already passed in the House, like H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

Sep 12, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), made the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing coastal protection legislation: 

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