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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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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.

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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:

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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.

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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.

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May 1, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s meeting between House and Senate Democratic leaders and President Trump on possible infrastructure legislation:

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Apr 25, 2019 Press Release

(Cúcuta, Colombia) Today, Congressman Sires (D-NJ), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade, released the following statement after visiting the Venezuelan border:

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Apr 25, 2019 Washington Review

Each year, the creation our federal government’s annual budget is a collaboration between the Executive Branch and Congress to set the course for our nation’s priorities.

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