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Apr 3, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires, Co-Chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement thanking President Tsai Ing-wen for pledging to send two million surgical masks to the United States, including 100,000 for New Jersey:

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Apr 2, 2020 Press Release

Recently a number of towns in the 8th District received grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), funds locally developed projects with the goal of creating more affordable housing and enhancing our community’s resources.

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Apr 2, 2020 Washington Review

At the end of last week, Congress passed the CARES Act, to provide desperately needed relief to American families, individuals, industries, health care systems, and businesses. However, as the country faces an escalation of COVID-19 cases around the country, I continue to advocate for assistance that will address the needs of my constituents and the country.

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Apr 2, 2020 Press Release
Over $9M in grants to support communities throughout Hudson County. Grants will assist communities on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Apr 2, 2020 Press Release
(NEWARK, N.J.) – Congressman Albio Sires (N.J.-08), U.S. Senators Bob Menendez, ranking member of the Senate’s mass transit subcommittee, and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) and Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10) and Tom Malinowski (N.J.-11), all members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, today announced the awarding of $1,758,430,844 from the Federal Transit Agency (FTA) to help NJ Transit continue operations despite a significant drop-off in ridership and revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apr 1, 2020 Press Release

The CARES Act provides historic economic relief as our nation fights the COVID-19 outbreak. Through new loan programs, like Paycheck Protection Plan, and protections for existing loans, like the Small Debt Relief Program, resources are available for small businesses to navigate this public health emergency.

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Mar 31, 2020 Press Release

The CARES Act, which the House passed on Friday and the President signed into law over the weekend, expands and extends unemployment compensation programs as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19.

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Mar 30, 2020 Washington Review

On Friday afternoon, I was at the Capitol to ensure the House of Representatives was able to pass desperately needed stimulus legislation. Our country is battling through an historic crisis and the federal government must continue to respond quickly to our community’s needs.

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Mar 27, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires went to the House Floor in Washington, D.C. to help overcome a procedural roadblock and pass the CARES Act, which will now go to the President’s desk to be signed into law.

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Mar 23, 2020 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - Congressman Sires released the following statement after the President suggested that preventative measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 might be rolled back:

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