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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3456), with bipartisan support. The bill’s original cosponsors include Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), and Donna E. Shalala (D-FL,) and Representatives Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA) and Garret Graves (R-LA)—co-chairs of the Congressional Peace Corps Caucus with Congressman Garamendi.
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Jun 24, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the House passed the first appropriation bills for fiscal year (FY) 2020 to provide a secure, prosperous future for the American people. I convened with all three committees I sit on to tackle issues ranging from transit workforce safety to the current state of poverty in America.

Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement regarding the Nicaraguan government’s failure to meet a June 18 deadline that had been agreed to with oppos

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Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s decision to move ahead with funding cuts to foreign assistance programs intended to address the root causes of migration from Central America:

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Jun 17, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, Congress considered the first appropriations package to fund our nation’s government through fiscal year (FY) 2020. I attended the rededication of the Bayonne Bridge, sent a letter to Secretary Chao about the Gateway Project, and met with a New Jersey family to discuss bus safety legislation.  

Jun 14, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On Friday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) led a letter from the New Jersey Delegation in the House of Representatives to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao regarding infrastructure project grant applications.

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Jun 7, 2019 Washington Review

This week in Washington, the House of Representatives tackled long standing priorities of the Democratic majority including DACA, disaster relief, and the environment. I met with groups ranging from the Anti-Defamation League to the National Association of Home Builders to align my work with our community’s priorities.

Jun 7, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement today after reports of a State Department policy being used to deny citizenship for the children of LGBTQ+ families under a discriminatory interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act (INA):

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Jun 4, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires introduced a House Resolution with bipartisan support from Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL) promising to continue engagement and support for the people of the Northern Triangle countries in order to address the root causes of migration to the United States.

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May 29, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s public statement today on the Russia investigation and the Mueller report:

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