(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) slammed the Administration for restricting Dr. Anthony Fauci and other members of the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force, from appearing before Congress.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded grants to 8th District housing authorities to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Congress continues to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and its affect on our communities. This week, I pushed for a number of policies being developed to address testing, protective equipment for frontline workers, small business relief, funding for counties, and more.
The New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL) is continuing to work around the clock in order to review all the claims that have been filed.
Currently, only 42.4% of the 8th District has responded to the 2020 Census – behind the state rate of 53.2%. We all need to do our part and be counted. The division of federal resources, annually and in times of emergency, relies on Census responses. Represent our community and fill yours out today.
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) announced that Northwest Essex Community Healthcare Network, serving Belleville, NJ, has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) worth $3,999,907.
This week in Washington, I voted to pass an interim stimulus package that provides $484 billion for the response to COVID-19. Additionally, I continued to work with my colleagues in crafting and supporting new response measures for businesses and hospitals.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) voted in favor of an interim stimulus package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The bill funds and improves the Paycheck Protection Program, setting aside $60 billion, of the $310 billion appropriated for the program, for small business in underserved areas including many minority-owned ones.
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, in a radio interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that states should turn to bankruptcy rather than receive aid from the federal government in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Congress continues to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, I am advocating for relief for renters in future legislation. The CARES Act suspended evictions from federally-assisted housing and many states, like New Jersey, have suspended evictions for all renters. But, more is still needed. I support Rep.