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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump’s referral to Haiti, El Salvador, and countries in Africa as ‘shithole’ countries:

Jan 8, 2018 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for almost 200,000 Salvadorans:

Jan 5, 2018 Press Release

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of Governor Brendan Byrne who passed away earlier today,” said Sires. “The residents of New Jersey and the Byrne family have lost a beloved patriarch. My sympathies go out to his wife, Ruthie, and the entire Byrne family.

Jan 4, 2018 Washington Review

As the new year begins, the growing unfinished business that remains is a pressing reminder of the work yet to be done when Congress returns to begin the second session of the 115th Congress on January 8th.  Over the year, I have received almost 44,000 calls, letters, faxes and emails from constituents to voice your opinions on issues that have the greatest impact on the 8th District of New Jer

Dec 22, 2017 Washington Review

As the year came to a close, this week in Washington my Republican colleagues focused on passing misguided policies on tax reform and government funding.

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Dec 19, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires voted against the Conference Report on H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed in the House of Representatives by a vote of 227-203. 

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Dec 18, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement in support of a clean vote on the bipartisan Dream Act which would create a pathway to citizenship for thousands of Dreamers:

Dec 15, 2017 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I met with Dreamers to discuss the importance of passing the Dream Act, cosponsored a resolution calling for Congress to investigate sexual misconduct allegations against the President, and sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai asking him to remove the net neutrality vote from the agenda.  I also sent two letters to leadership expressing my grave concerns about devasta

Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement in response to FCC Chairman Pai’s proposal to repeal net neutrality rules:

Dec 8, 2017 Washington Review

While in Washington this week, I introduced two bills to strengthen protections for consumer data, spoke against the tax bill on the House Floor, attended a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on counterterrorism in Africa, and held a number of meetings. Additionally, the House passed a short-term continuing resolution to prevent a government shutdown.

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