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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Oct 31, 2017 Sunday Spotlight

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Oct 27, 2017 Washington Review

While in Washington this week, I urged Speaker Ryan to reauthorize CHIP, cosponsored legislation to protect victims of domestic violence, and sent letters to the Administration asking them to restore policies that facilitate access to affordable contraception.  I also voted on the fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget and an Iran sanctions bill in addition to holding a number of meetings.

Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to the disappointing passage of the Senate Amendment to the House Republican Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution by a vote of 216-212:

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Oct 13, 2017 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I voted to pass disaster assistance for Puerto Rico, cosponsored more legislation to address the gun violence epidemic, met with the Prime Minister of Srpska, and discussed the Iran deal at a Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing.

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump is considering withholding certification for the Iran Nuclear Agreement, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):

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Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the President’s most recent tweets about disaster response resources in Puerto Rico:

Oct 10, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)-  Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding the recent events in the region of Catalonia:

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Oct 6, 2017 Washington Review

While in Washington this week, I cosponsored several pieces of legislation that would make it harder for guns to be converted, managed two bills on the House Floor, and I pressed a panel at the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Hearing on the urgent need for investment in transportation infrastructure.

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – This week, in the wake of the senseless tragedy in Las Vegas that claimed dozens of lives, Congressman Sires joined his colleagues to introduce H.R. 3962, the Stop Online Ammunition Sales Act, led by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) and H.R. 3947, the Automatic Gunfire Prevention Act, led by Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI).

Oct 5, 2017 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires voted against the House Republican budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 because it includes massive tax cuts for the wealthy while slashing vital services for the American people.

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