This week, the nation watched in horror as a crowd of rioters stormed the Capitol building while Congress was convened to certify the results of the November 2020 election. This despicable act will go down as one of the darkest days in American history and is a stark warning to our nation that we must not focus on our divisions, but rather what unites us as Americans.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires reintroduced the Local Solutions to End Homelessness Act to empower communities in New Jersey to prevent and address homelessness.
(Washington, D.C.) – Last night, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) reintroduced the Community Parks Revitalization Act to provide federal support for parks across the country through matching grant programs and secured loans.
(Washington, D.C.) – Last night, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) reintroduced legislation to compel federal agencies to inform Members of Congress when a railroad or rail transit agency in their district is being investigated for safety violations.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) was sworn-in for the 117th Congress as the Representative for New Jersey’s 8th Congressional District.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement calling for a unified international response to Daniel Ortega’s increasingly brazen acts of authoritarianism in Nicaragua:
(Washington, D.C.) –On December 23, 2020, the Federal Government reached an agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech to receive an additional 100 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer and BioNTech have already agreed to supply the U.S. with 100 million vaccine doses by March 31, 2021.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires announced that Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. received a $2,534,540 grant by the Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resource and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Cluster grant program.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 133, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which contains funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2021 as well as COVID-19 relief:
(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) participated in an online event with the Center for Strategic and International Studies titled A Partnership for Taiwan and Latin America: The Creative Economy. The following statement is a portion of his remarks: