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Feb 12, 2008 Floor Statement

Madam Speaker,

Economists said if Washington wanted to help jumpstart our nation's economy it needed to act fast.  That's exactly what we did.  Congress acted in strong bipartisan fashion to pass an economic stimulus plan that will be signed into law by President Bush today.

Feb 6, 2008 Floor Statement

Madam Speaker,

When Democrats took control of Congress last year, we vowed to work on behalf of all Americans.  

Feb 6, 2008 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) today voted for legislation to address the soaring price of college tuition and to remove other obstacles that make it harder for qualified students to go to college. House Passes H.R. 4137, the College Opportunity and Affordability Act

Jan 13, 2008 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.) - Tomorrow, Congressman Sires will receive the Outstanding American by Choice Award from Director Emilio González, of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). For Immediate Release                                                                   Contact: Erica Daughtrey
January 14, 2008         
(201) 222-2828     

Dec 11, 2007 Floor Statement

Madam Speaker,

Last week Congressional Republicans refused to join us in supporting energy legislation that will provide real relief to American consumers.  Instead, Republicans once again showed that they have no problem doing the bidding of both Big Oil and the utility companies.  For too long Washington has dragged its feet, denying that there was actually an energy problem. 

Nov 13, 2007 Press Release
The Department of Defense Appropriations bill signed today by the President includes funding for security systems and the redevelopment of former military installations

For Immediate Release                                                                       Contact: Olga Alvarez
November 14, 2007         
(201) 222-2828