Last week, the country mourned the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away Friday evening. Her groundbreaking leadership on the court, coupled with her fierce dedication to advancing women’s rights and striving for equality for all will leave a positive mark on this country for generations to come. The House was also back in session and I was in Washington, D.C.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) stated that the President’s nominee for the seat would receive a vote:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after news reports indicated that at least 17 women held in the custody of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the for-profit Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia were subjected to unnecessary medical procedures, including sterilization, without their knowledge or consent o
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the release of the final report from the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Investigation into the Boeing 737 MAX crashes:
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing he convened on The Health, Economic, and Political Challenges Facing Latin America and the Caribbean:
“As our nation confronts the systemic racism that has pervaded our society for far too long, we must remember the goal of our mission: for all people to be treated fairly, justly, with empathy, and to be able to live without the threat of violence. The shooting of two Los Angeles County deputies goes directly against what we are trying to achieve.
(Washington, D.C.) – Last night, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) reintroduced the Community Parks Revitalization Act to provide federal support for parks across the country through matching grant programs and secured loans.
This week, I participated in virtual hearings for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the House Budget Committee, and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. I also signed onto legislation to help ensure the short and long-term accessibility, safety, and affordability of housing.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement recognizing the 19th anniversary of the September 11, 2001