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Congressman Albio Sires

Representing the 8th District of New Jersey

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Jan 28, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Representative Donald Payne, Jr. (D-NJ), and Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) sent a letter from the New Jersey congressional delegation to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao in support of the Hudson Tunnel Project.

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Jan 28, 2019 Washington Review

Last week in Washington, the partial government shutdown came to an end for our country and the over 800,000 federal workers who were directly impacted. Additionally, my colleagues and I worked to advance foreign policy in the Syria crisis, combat global health, and address concerns over the impending 2020 census.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)Today, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) issued the following statement regarding the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) temporarily halting flights into New York’s LaGuardia Airport and reports of severe delays at numerous other airports:

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Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires released the following statement regarding Juan Guaidó declaring himself interim President of Venezuela. Juan Guaidó currently serves as President of the legitimately elected Venezuela National Assembly.

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Jan 23, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) –Congressman Sires, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the ongoing protests in Venezuela:

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Jan 20, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Congressman Sires, member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the recent attack in Bogotá, Colombia, where Marxist rebels from the National Liberation Army (ELN) targeted a police academy, killing 21 people.

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Jan 18, 2019 Washington Review

This week in Washington, I voted again to reopen the federal government, marking eight total different pieces of legislation I have supported to end the shutdown. Additionally, I introduced a bill to increase commuter safety and met with USAID officials to discuss foreign policy priorities.

Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On January 18, 2019, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) made the following statement after joining Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and 181 House colleagues in introducing the Raise the Wage Act.

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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to prevent the Administration from lifting sanction on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, a Russian oligarc

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Jan 18, 2019 Press Release

(Washington D.C.) – On January 18, 2019, Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) made the following statement after joining Congressman Bobby Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor, and 181 House colleagues in introducing the Raise the Wage Act.

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