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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Sep 15, 2017 Washington Review

While in Washington this week, I cosponsored several pieces of legislation to assist our veterans and a bill to grow American income, discussed the role of external actors in the deteriorating situation in Venezuela, and met with the Ambassadors from Honduras and Antigua and Barbuda.

Sep 8, 2017 Washington Review

This week in Washington, the House of Representatives passed a relief package for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, I cosponsored the DREAM Act of 2017, met with President Trump and other Congressional members about the Gateway Project, and welcomed Mayor Corral of Santa Fe City in Argentina.

Sep 6, 2017 Washington Review

The month of August was busy as I addressed current events, cosponsored new legislation, and sent letters to the Administration urging for the protection of important policies that are essential to the wellbeing of New Jersey and the nation.

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Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement after Attorney General Sessions announced the President’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement after Attorney General Sessions announced the President’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Aug 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement on President Trump's decision to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio who was convicted of criminal contempt of court:

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Aug 23, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) — Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere; Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chairman Emeritus of the Committee, today made the following statement regarding recent developments in Guatemala:

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Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Albio Sires issued the following statement regarding Venezuela’s constituent assembly vote:

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Jul 31, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Congressman Albio Sires issued the following statement regarding sanctions against Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela:

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Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Congressman Sires congratulated the Hoboken Fire Department for       receiving a grant worth $667, 539 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funding was awarded by the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program which seeks to increase the number of trained firefighters in communities.

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