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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jul 12, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act by a vote of 402 to 12:

Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement in response to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals beginning oral arguments today in the case Texas v. United States:

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Jul 9, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), issued the following statement regarding Labor Secretary Acosta’s 2008 work to broker a deal for Jeffrey Epstein:

Jul 3, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires released the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General report detailing the deplorable conditions of detention facilities at the Southern border:

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Jul 1, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the House continued to advance the funding for fiscal year (FY) 2020 as well as vote on humanitarian assistance for migrants at the Southern border and election security.

Jul 1, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement regarding the death of Capitán de Corbeta Rafael Acosta Arévalo, Venezuelan Naval Officer captured and tortured by the Maduro regime:

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Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the House of Representatives passing an appropriations bill that will help transportation and infrastructure issues in New Jersey:

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Jun 25, 2019 Press Release
(Washington, D.C.)- Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Peace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019 (H.R.3456), with bipartisan support. The bill’s original cosponsors include Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen (R-AS), and Donna E. Shalala (D-FL,) and Representatives Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA) and Garret Graves (R-LA)—co-chairs of the Congressional Peace Corps Caucus with Congressman Garamendi.
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Jun 24, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the House passed the first appropriation bills for fiscal year (FY) 2020 to provide a secure, prosperous future for the American people. I convened with all three committees I sit on to tackle issues ranging from transit workforce safety to the current state of poverty in America.

Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Congressman Sires, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement regarding the Nicaraguan government’s failure to meet a June 18 deadline that had been agreed to with oppos

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