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Jan 9, 2009 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Earlier this week, Congressman Sires released a statement regarding the current situation in Gaza and today, cosponsored and voted in support of a resolution expressing the House of Representatives’ support for Israel and concerns about the humanitarian situation in Gaza...

Jan 7, 2009 Floor Statement

Madame Speaker. 

Today I rise to recognize the 117th anniversary of the opening of Ellis Island.  Originally opened on January 1, 1892, the island remains a part of American history and our culture. Together with the Statue of Liberty, these places represent what it means to be an American. 

Dec 11, 2008 Floor Statement

Madam Speaker,

I rise today, the 60th Anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to condemn the ongoing attacks on human rights in Cuba.

Nov 26, 2008 Press Release

Jersey City, NJ- Today Congressman Sires attended a press conference with Governor Jon Corzine to announce Corzine’s plan for $2.8 billion in infrastructure improvements...

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Nov 13, 2008 Press Release

After a long and tough election year, Congress has serious work to do in the coming months and I look forward to continuing that work as your Representative in the 111th Congress.  As you know, Congress recently passed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act to help stabilize the credit markets...

Oct 30, 2008 Press Release
Jersey City, NJ- Today, Congressman Albio Sires joined fellow Jersey City Congressman Donald Payne, Jersey City Mayor Jeramiah Healy, and various union leaders at a press conference to speak out against the outsourcing of the New Jersey Bulk Mail Center in Jersey City...

Oct 30, 2008 Press Release
Bayonne, NJ- Today, Congressman Albio Sires was on board the Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas ship, docked at the Cape Liberty Cruise Port, to attend a “Signing Ceremony” for the Port Security New Jersey Emergency Medical Services (NJ EMS) Planning Initiative...

Oct 30, 2008 Press Release
Washington D.C.- At a hearing of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Representative Albio Sires urged support for federal investment in public infrastructure to “strengthen our infrastructure, create more jobs, and bolster our economy...” 

For immediate release                                                   Contact: Erica Daughtrey