Last week in Washington, my Democratic colleagues and I supported the introduction of two bills that are priorities for our majority in the House of Representatives. I voted in support of the public release of the Mueller report and attended hearings on the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2020 budget proposal.
Last week in Washington, the House of Representatives voted to restore access to the ballot for all Americans and clean up the ethics of our electoral system. I met with my colleagues on the House Committee on the Budget and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, as well as began fighting for our community in the fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations process.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Sires issued the following statement following the introduction of Rep. Mike Doyle’s “Save the Internet Act”:
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the state of the economy and future national infrastructure legislation:
Last week in Washington, I attended hearings on all three committees that I serve – Budget, Foreign Affairs, and Transportation – as well as served my first Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere hearing as the Chairman. The House of Representatives also passed legislation addressing the President’s national emergency declaration, gun control, and the future of STEM education.
(Washington, D.C.) – Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed two commonsense bills that would expand the national background check system:
(Washington, D.C.) – Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Representative Garret Graves (R-LA), Co-Chair of the Congressional Peace Corps Caucus, reintroduced H.R. 1411, the Respect for Peace Corps Volunteers Act. They are joined by former Peace Corps volunteers, Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA), and Rep. Joseph Kennedy III (D-MA), as original cosponsors.
(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.
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Cuba’s referendum for a new constitution:
Last week in Washington, I was assigned to the House Committee on the Budget and introduced legislation addressing health research and international human rights.