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Albio Sires' Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Global Leadership
Issue Position: Homeland Security
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
May 22, 2014 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Protect Privacy Rights
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Departing of Housing and Urban Development -- Diversion of Sandy Funds
May 5, 2014 Pallone and New Jersey Congressional Delegation Members Call on EPA to Restore Coastal Helicopter Monitoring
April 25, 2014 Sires Urges Secretary to Reconsider Diverting Sandy Funding
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 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship
June 3, 2013 Letter to Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Cuba
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
March 14, 2013 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support a National Catastrophe Fund
Jan. 16, 2013 Congressman Sires Votes to Provide Additional Assistance to Sandy Victims
Jan. 15, 2013 Sires Votes to Expedite Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Sandy
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 4, 2013 Temporary Increase in Borrowing Authority for National Flood Insurance Program
Jan. 2, 2013 Congressman Sires' Statement on House Leadership's Decision to Pull Sandy Disaster Aid Bill
Dec. 19, 2012 Superstorm Sandy Disaster Assistance Package
Nov. 30, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Nov. 20, 2012 Sires Requests Increased Disaster Assistance for Sandy Recovery
Nov. 14, 2012 Hurricane Sandy
Nov. 1, 2012 Sires Announces $10 Million Department of Transportation Dollars Post Hurricane Sandy
Sept. 21, 2012 Congressman Sires Introduces Taxpayer Protection Act
Sept. 21, 2012 Taxpayer Protection Act
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Sept. 20, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Sept. 14, 2011 Disaster Relief Supplemental
June 21, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
May 2, 2011 Sires Statement on the Death of Osama bin Laden
March 31, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Mahmoud Abbas Re-Entering Peace Talks
Feb. 17, 2011 Sires' Statement on aid to Israel during changing times in the Middle East
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
May 28, 2010 Sires Votes To Support Our Troops and Secure Our Country
March 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Declare Nor'easter Storm Damage as Major Disaster in New Jersey
Nov. 5, 2009 Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act Of 2009
Oct. 22, 2009 Denouncing The Cuban Regime
Oct. 15, 2009 Houses Passes Conference Report On FY 2010 Department Of Homeland Security Funding Bill
Sept. 9, 2009 Expressing Sense Of The House Regarding September 11, 2001
July 10, 2009 Congress Passes State And Foreign Operations Appropriations
June 24, 2009 House Passes FY 2010 Funding Bill For Department Of Homeland Security
June 10, 2009 Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2010 And 2011
May 14, 2009 21st Century Green Schools
Sept. 24, 2008 Congressman Sires Supports Funding to Help Low-Income and Middle Class Families, Veterans, and Improves our National Security
Dec. 12, 2007 Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
Sept. 19, 2007 Terrorism Risk Insurance Revision and Extension Act of 2007
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