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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Sep 6, 2017 Washington Review

The month of August was busy as I addressed current events, cosponsored new legislation, and sent letters to the Administration urging for the protection of important policies that are essential to the wellbeing of New Jersey and the nation.

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement after Attorney General Sessions announced the President’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement after Attorney General Sessions announced the President’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Aug 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump's decision to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio who was convicted of criminal contempt of court:

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Aug 23, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) — Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chairman Emeritus of the Committee, today made the following statement regarding recent developments in Guatemala:

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Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Albio Sires issued the following statement regarding Venezuela’s constituent assembly vote:

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Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Albio Sires issued the following statement regarding sanctions against Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela:

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Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Sires congratulated the Hoboken Fire Department for       receiving a grant worth $667, 539 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funding was awarded by the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program which seeks to increase the number of trained firefighters in communities.

Jul 28, 2017 Washington Review
This week in Washington, legislation I introduced passed the Foreign Affairs Committee. Additionally, I voted to increase sanctions against our adversaries, attended a House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on the continued fight against terrorism, spoke to the next generation of leaders at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) Ready to Lead Next Generation Program, and attended a markup in the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. I also spoke on the importance of affordable housing, and held a number of meetings.
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chairman Emeritus of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs made the following statement today after H.R.

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