Currently, only 42.4% of the 8th District has responded to the 2020 Census – behind the state rate of 53.2%. We all need to do our part and be counted. The division of federal resources, annually and in times of emergency, relies on Census responses. Represent our community and fill yours out today.
(Washington, D.C.)- Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) announced that Northwest Essex Community Healthcare Network, serving Belleville, NJ, has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) worth $3,999,907.
This week in Washington, I voted to pass an interim stimulus package that provides $484 billion for the response to COVID-19. Additionally, I continued to work with my colleagues in crafting and supporting new response measures for businesses and hospitals.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) voted in favor of an interim stimulus package, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The bill funds and improves the Paycheck Protection Program, setting aside $60 billion, of the $310 billion appropriated for the program, for small business in underserved areas including many minority-owned ones.
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, in a radio interview, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said that states should turn to bankruptcy rather than receive aid from the federal government in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As Congress continues to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, I am advocating for relief for renters in future legislation. The CARES Act suspended evictions from federally-assisted housing and many states, like New Jersey, have suspended evictions for all renters. But, more is still needed. I support Rep.
As Congress continues to respond the COVID-19 public health emergency, I am fighting for local, state, and national resources for the pandemic. This week, I joined letters supporting the following policies:
UPDATE: The Treasury has begun disbursing individual economic impact payments. The payments will be automatically deposited into your account if the IRS has your banking information on file. Please check your accounts. Paper checks will begin later.
NEWARK, N.J. – Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-8), U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-.N.J.), along with Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr.
Many people have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which could also mean a loss of health insurance coverage. As the coronavirus continues to spread in New Jersey and throughout the country, it is absolutely essential that individuals have access to the coverage they need to protect themselves and their family. The good news is that if you have lost your job, there are options.