(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding June 17, 2017, the Democratic Caucus and Congressional Hispanic Caucus’s National Citizenship Day of Action:
It was a difficult week in Washington this week as members of Congress came under attack during a routine practice for a bipartisan annual tradition, the Congressional baseball game. However, our important work must continue.
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement on the shooting at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, VA:
"I offer my thoughts and prayers to the victims of this tragedy, including Rep. Scalise and the families of those affected. I commend the U.S. Capitol Police for their courage and dedication in the face of danger."
(Washington, D.C.)- On June 8, 2017, Congressman Sires (D-NJ) introduced H.R. 2865, the Better Education and Skills Training (BEST) for America’s Workforce Act as a companion to Senator Bob Menendez’s Senate bill (S.
While in Washington this week, I discussed the need for ongoing transparency in the Russia investigation, attended a Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing on energy opportunities in North America, participated in a Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on Federal Aviation Administration authorization, and held a number of meetings.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States’ commitment to the Paris Climate Accords:
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the attack in Egypt that targeted Coptic Christians traveling to the Monastery of St. Samuel the Confessor:
This week in Washington, I spoke out against the President’s budget proposal and the CBO score of the Republican health care bill, attended markups in the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, and held a number of meetings.
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Sires released the following statement on President Trump’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget proposal:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement condemning the terrorist attacks in Manchester, England.