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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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May 28, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the House considered remedies to veteran’s services, consumer protection, and retirement savings. I met with community groups focused on youth job training, postal services, and disaster relief in Puerto Rico. I also attended a post office dedication in Belleville and executed my Budget and Foreign Affairs Committee duties.

May 24, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On Monday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) led a letter of New Jersey and New York members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee to the House Appropriations Committee.

May 22, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, DC) – “Think about the last time you went somewhere.  Odds are you used roads, bridges, or tunnels to get where you wanted to go.  Now think about the state of those roads, bridges, and tunnels.  Think about the potholes you hit, the bridge closures you had to avoid, the delays you sat through in tunnels because of track malfunctions.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that New Jersey Transit (NJ Transit) has been awarded federal financial assistance through the Access and Mobility Partnership Grants Program.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

This week in Washington, the House moved forward legislation to progress LGBTQ+ rights and protect access to health care. I met with the Hispanic National Bar Association, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, and the U.S.-Guatemala Business Council.

May 13, 2019 Washington Review

This week in Washington, the House considered legislation addressing our crisis in health care as well as communities still suffering from tragic natural disasters.

May 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires, Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, delivered today the following opening remarks at the subcommittee hearing on China’s growing role in Latin America:

May 7, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – Today, U.S. Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Norma J. Torres (D-CA), led a group of 101 Members of Congress in a letter urging U.S.

May 6, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, I voted to restore America’s commitment to the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, toured our local infrastructure with my colleagues on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and met with international stakeholders to inform our nation’s foreign policy.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, on World Press Freedom Day, Congressman Sires emphasized the importance of a free and independent press.