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Albio Sires' Public Statements

Full Name: Albio Sires
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 8, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Adrienne; 1 Stepchild: Tara
Birth Date: 01/26/1951
Birth Place: Bejucal, Cuba
Home City: West New York, NJ
Religion: Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Transportation and Infrastructure
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Women
Issue Position: Global Leadership
July 9, 2014 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
July 1, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement On The Death Of Three Israeli Teens
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 24, 2014 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State - Revoke Visa of Tony Avila, Cuban National Known to Perpetuate Human Rights Abuses Against the Ladies in White
June 18, 2014 Capitol Hill Ocean Week and Ocean Protection
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 16, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on Colombia's Presidential Election
June 16, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on Colombia's Presidential Election
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 Sires Votes to Defend Investment in Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Initiatives
June 11, 2014 Sires Votes to Defend Investment in Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Initiatives
June 3, 2014 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 22, 2014 Menendez, Sires Introduce Data Security Legislation in Reaction to Latest Corporate Data Breach
May 22, 2014 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Protect Privacy Rights
May 22, 2014 Congressman Sires Responds Condemns senseless acts of violence by Boko Haram
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 20, 2014 Congressman Sires Hails Passage of Water Infrastructure Jobs Bill
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Departing of Housing and Urban Development -- Diversion of Sandy Funds
May 7, 2014 Congressman Sires Condemns Actions of Terrorist Organization, Boko Haram
May 5, 2014 Pallone and New Jersey Congressional Delegation Members Call on EPA to Restore Coastal Helicopter Monitoring
May 2, 2014 Sires Encouraged by Lowest Unemployment Rate in Five Years
May 1, 2014 Sires Encouraged by Passage of Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015
April 30, 2014 Congressman Sires Supports bipartisan legislation in the Committee on Foreign Affairs
April 25, 2014 Sires Urges Secretary to Reconsider Diverting Sandy Funding
April 11, 2014 Menendez, Booker, Frelinghuysen, Pascrell, Sires, Payne Statement on EPA Passaic River Cleanup
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Congressman Sires Requests Funding for Clean Cities Program
April 5, 2014 Jersey Journal - Opinion: Ryan Budget Leaves Middle Class in the Dark Ages
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on USAID's Cuba Twitter Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
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