(Washington, DC) – Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere made the following statement today after H.R. 1918, the Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017, unanimously passed the House of Representatives:
Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding last night’s shooting in Las Vegas:
“I am deeply saddened to hear about the death of my good friend former Hudson County Freeholder Eliu Rivera who passed away earlier today in Aibonito, Puerto Rico ,” said Sires. “The residents of Jersey City, Hudson County and the entire State of New Jersey lost a great leader and the Rivera family has lost a beloved patriarch. My sympathies go out to the entire Rivera family.
(Jersey City, N.J.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding POTUS latest tweet about the Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s decision to order the departure of non-emergency personnel and family members assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba in response to continued sonic attacks against U.S. Embassy personnel:
This week in Washington, I attended a Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the reorganization of the State Department, marked up my Global Health Innovation Act, and met with various groups to discuss health care, education, and regional security in the Western Hemisphere.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement in response to the Administration’s decision to temporarily waive the Jones Act for 10 days to provide assistance in sending supplies to Puerto Rico:
(Washington D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires issued the following statement regarding Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price’s use of taxpayer funds for private plane trips:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires joined over 140 of his colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump demanding more resources for recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. The letter requests that President Trump further mobilize the Department of Defense (DOD) in its disaster relief response to Puerto Rico.