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Albio Sires' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Women
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Health Care
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Dec. 13, 2013 Sires Votes to Normalize the Budget Process
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
April 12, 2013 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support Global Health Research and Development
Jan. 8, 2013 Sires Reintroduces Legislation to Expand Research for Tourette Syndrome
June 1, 2012 Sires Votes to Support Veterans
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Nov. 22, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Leahy and Granger, and Ranking Members Graham and Lowey
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Congressman Sires Votes To Protect Women's Access to Health Care Services
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
June 16, 2011 Sires Supports Effort to Combat Autism
June 15, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 20, 2011 Don't Repeal Health Care Reform
Jan. 19, 2011 Sires Opposes Efforts to Repeal Health Care Reform
Dec. 22, 2010 Sires Votes to Finalize Compensation for 9/11 Heroes
Sept. 2, 2010 Sires Announces Over One Million Medicare Beneficiaries Have Received "Donut Hole" Checks
Aug. 10, 2010 Sires Supports Education and Health Care Funds for New Jersey
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
June 10, 2010 Sires Announces $250 Checks are Now on Their Way to Tens of Thousands of Seniors
April 20, 2010 4/20/2010- Sires Alerts Small Businesses Of Health Care Reform Tax Credit Notifications
March 25, 2010 Sires Supports Enhances To Health Care Reform And Investments In Education
March 21, 2010 Sires Makes A Historic Vote To Provide Affordable Health Care For New Jerseyans
March 17, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 3, 2010 Sires Asks USAID For Details On The Global Health Initiative And The Advancement Of Health Technologies
Feb. 24, 2010 Sires Votes To Restore Competition Within The Health Insurance Industry
Feb. 5, 2010 Sires Seeks Affordable Solutions to Save Lives
Nov. 17, 2009 Health Care Reform's Impact On America's Seniors
Nov. 7, 2009 Sires Votes To Provide Affordable Health Care For Americans
Oct. 29, 2009 What Reform Means For All Americans
Oct. 21, 2009 Sires Votes To Extend Domestic HIV/AIDS Patient Assistance Program
Oct. 6, 2009 Rep. Sires Introduces Legislation To Improve Urban Areas
July 24, 2009 House Passes FY 2010 Funding Bill For The Departments Of Labor, Education, And Health And Human Services
July 15, 2009 Health Care System Reform
June 18, 2009 Now Is The Time To Act On Health Care Reform
Feb. 13, 2009 Sires Votes for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Final Passage
Jan. 27, 2009 Statement on Repeal of Global Gag Rule
Jan. 14, 2009 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009
July 24, 2008 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008
April 2, 2008 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008
Oct. 18, 2007 Congressman Albio Sires Statement on Failure to Override Bush SCHIP Veto
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