Representative Albio Sires's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Albio Sires
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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Issue Position: Women Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Health Care 7/18/14 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 6/03/14 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 3/17/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs 12/13/13 Sires Votes to Normalize the Budget Process 11/22/13 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 8/02/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy 5/28/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog 4/12/13 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support Global Health Research and Development 1/08/13 Sires Reintroduces Legislation to Expand Research for Tourette Syndrome 6/01/12 Sires Votes to Support Veterans 12/08/11 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House 11/22/11 Letter to Chairmen Leahy and Granger, and Ranking Members Graham and Lowey 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/13/11 Congressman Sires Votes To Protect Women's Access to Health Care Services 7/15/11 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security 6/16/11 Sires Supports Effort to Combat Autism 6/15/11 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012 2/10/11 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform 1/20/11 Don't Repeal Health Care Reform 1/19/11 Sires Opposes Efforts to Repeal Health Care Reform 12/22/10 Sires Votes to Finalize Compensation for 9/11 Heroes 9/02/10 Sires Announces Over One Million Medicare Beneficiaries Have Received "Donut Hole" Checks 8/10/10 Sires Supports Education and Health Care Funds for New Jersey 7/29/10 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS 6/10/10 Sires Announces $250 Checks are Now on Their Way to Tens of Thousands of Seniors 4/20/10 4/20/2010- Sires Alerts Small Businesses Of Health Care Reform Tax Credit Notifications 3/25/10 Sires Supports Enhances To Health Care Reform And Investments In Education 3/21/10 Sires Makes A Historic Vote To Provide Affordable Health Care For New Jerseyans 3/17/10 Health Care Reform 3/03/10 Sires Asks USAID For Details On The Global Health Initiative And The Advancement Of Health Technologies 2/24/10 Sires Votes To Restore Competition Within The Health Insurance Industry 2/05/10 Sires Seeks Affordable Solutions to Save Lives 11/17/09 Health Care Reform's Impact On America's Seniors 11/07/09 Sires Votes To Provide Affordable Health Care For Americans 10/29/09 What Reform Means For All Americans 10/21/09 Sires Votes To Extend Domestic HIV/AIDS Patient Assistance Program 10/06/09 Rep. Sires Introduces Legislation To Improve Urban Areas 7/24/09 House Passes FY 2010 Funding Bill For The Departments Of Labor, Education, And Health And Human Services 7/15/09 Health Care System Reform 6/18/09 Now Is The Time To Act On Health Care Reform 2/13/09 Sires Votes for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act on Final Passage 1/27/09 Statement on Repeal of Global Gag Rule 1/14/09 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 7/24/08 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 4/02/08 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 10/18/07 Congressman Albio Sires Statement on Failure to Override Bush SCHIP Veto