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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jul 22, 2019 Washington Review

Last Week in Washington, I voted to raise the federal minimum wage, supported the introduction of legislation reauthorizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), and met with the Mayor of Belleville.

Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, was joined by the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member Michael T.

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Jul 12, 2019 Washington Review

This week in Washington, the House of Representatives tackled the annual funding of our nation’s defense and voted to extend the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. I met with a North Bergen teacher, New Jersey students, the Ambassador from Peru, and a Congressional Delegation from Colombia.

Jul 12, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act by a vote of 402 to 12:

Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement in response to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals beginning oral arguments today in the case Texas v. United States:

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Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), issued the following statement regarding Labor Secretary Acosta’s 2008 work to broker a deal for Jeffrey Epstein:

Jul 3, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General report detailing the deplorable conditions of detention facilities at the Southern border:

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Jul 1, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the House continued to advance the funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020 as well as vote on humanitarian assistance for migrants at the Southern border and election security.

Jul 1, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement regarding the death of Capitán de Corbeta Rafael Acosta Arévalo, Venezuelan Naval Officer captured and tortured by the Maduro regime:

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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing an appropriations bill that will help transportation and infrastructure issues in New Jersey:

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