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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – This evening, the House of Representatives voted on a resolution that would terminate President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border. The resolution, which was introduced by Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) and cosponsored by Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) passed by a vote of 245 to 182.

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Feb 25, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Cuba’s referendum for a new constitution:

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Feb 19, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, I was assigned to the House Committee on the Budget and introduced legislation addressing health research and international human rights.

Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement after President Trump announced he would be declaring a national emergency to divert funds to construct a border wall:

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Feb 15, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – On February 14, 2019, the House of Representatives passed a bill, by a vote of 300-128, that would fund nine departments through the end of fiscal year 2019. The bill was the result of a conference between Democratic and Republican Representatives and Senators and had passed the Senate earlier in the day.

Feb 14, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires introduced a House Resolution with bipartisan support that affirms a Cuban regime program which forced medical professionals to work abroad is recognized as human trafficking.

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Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On February 13, 2019, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced that Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) would serve on the Committee on the Budget for the 116th Congress.  He will continue to serve on the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. 

Feb 11, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement responding to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) comments on Israel:

Feb 11, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Sires reintroduced H.R. 1131, the Collaborative Academic Research Efforts (CARE) for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2019 to expand and increase the coordination of Tourette syndrome research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Congressman Sires is joined by Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) as original cosponsors.
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Feb 11, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, my bill to reform commuter safety inspections passed the House, along with increased child care services for veterans’ families. I met with representatives of the New Jersey Education Association, the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association, and a number of foreign delegations.

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