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Albio Sires' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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: Economy
July 9, 2014 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
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
Feb. 27, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
Feb. 18, 2014 Newsletter - Education and An Evolving Labor Market
Feb. 11, 2014 Jobs and Vocational Training
Feb. 7, 2014 February 4, 2014 - Introducing Legislation
Jan. 31, 2014 Washington Review, January 30, 2014
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 10, 2013 Congressman Sires Joins House Democrats to Focus on American Jobs
June 14, 2012 Sires Announces a Nearly $3 Million Grant to the Newark Workforce Investment Board
May 9, 2012 Sires Votes to Help Small Businesses Increase Exports and Create Jobs
Dec. 1, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits Extension
Nov. 30, 2011 Sires Votes to Protect Workers' Rights
Oct. 20, 2011 Congressman Sires Supports Creation of Job Corps Program
Oct. 5, 2011 Benefits of American Jobs Act
Jan. 11, 2011 Sires Introduces Legislation to Aid Commuters
Dec. 2, 2010 Sires Votes to Extend Tax Relief for the Middle Class
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
July 14, 2010 Telework Improvements Act of 2010
May 28, 2010 Sires Votes to Strengthen U.S. Innovation and Competitiveness to Prepare Americans for 21st Century Jobs
Jan. 27, 2010 Jobs
Dec. 16, 2009 Sires Votes To Spur Job Growth And Bring Relief To The Unemployed
Sept. 1, 2009 Congressman Sires Calls For Extension Of Unemployment Benefits
July 29, 2009 Job Creation
Jan. 28, 2009 Congressman Sires Votes for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Jan. 27, 2009 We Must Invest in Projects to Benefit Our Economy
June 6, 2008 Congressman Albio Sires Votes for Legislation to Help Modernize New Jersey's School Facilities
March 11, 2008 Economic Uncertainty Leaves American Families Struggling to Make ends Meet
Feb. 26, 2008 Public Housing Asset Management Improvement Act of 2007
April 18, 2007 Shareholder Vote On Executive Compensation Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
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