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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

“I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of my good friend former  Hudson County Freeholder Eliu Rivera who passed away earlier today in Aibonito, Puerto Rico ,” said Sires. “The residents of Jersey City, Hudson County and the entire State of New Jersey lost a great leader and the Rivera family has lost a beloved patriarch. My sympathies go out to the entire Rivera family.

Sep 30, 2017 Press Release

(Jersey City, N.J.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding  POTUS latest tweet about the Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico: 

Sep 29, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s decision to order the departure of non-emergency personnel and family members assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba in response to continued sonic attacks against U.S. Embassy personnel:

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Sep 29, 2017 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I attended a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the reorganization of the State Department, marked up my Global Health Innovation Act, and met with various groups to discuss health care, education, and regional security in the Western Hemisphere.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s decision to temporarily waive the Jones Act for 10 days to provide assistance in sending supplies to Puerto Rico:

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price’s use of taxpayer funds for private plane trips:

Sep 27, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires joined over 140 of his colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump demanding more resources for recovery efforts in Puerto Rico.  The letter requests that President Trump further mobilize the Department of Defense (DOD) in its disaster relief response to Puerto Rico.

Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding Hurricane Maria and recovery efforts in Puerto Rico:

Sep 21, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement opposing the latest Republican proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:

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