Representative Albio Sires's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 8, Democratic
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Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Transportation and Infrastructure 10/17/14 Sires Supports Bipartisan Bills to Fund Amtrak and Reauthorize National Estuary Program 9/09/14 Menendez, Booker, Sires, Payne Announce $14.8M TIGER Grant for Port Newark 8/08/14 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, and Joseph Bertoni, Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation - Ban of Hudson River Tourist Helicopters 7/15/14 Sires Votes to Extend Highway Programs 6/11/14 Sires Votes to Defend Investment in Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Initiatives 6/11/14 Sires Votes to Defend Investment in Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Initiatives 4/08/14 Congressman Sires Requests Funding for Clean Cities Program 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 2/18/14 Newsletter - Education and An Evolving Labor Market 2/07/14 February 4, 2014 - Introducing Legislation 1/31/14 Washington Review, January 30, 2014 1/29/14 Congressman Sires Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Federal Credit Assistance for America's Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure 1/28/14 Congressman Sires Raises Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Concerns 1/24/14 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Hearing on Rail Safety 1/15/14 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Rail Safety Hearing 1/15/14 Sires Encouraged by Bipartisan Action 12/27/13 Sen. Menendez: Public Transportation Tax Benefit Critical For NJ Commuters 12/23/13 Rep. Sires Applauds $3 Billion in Grant Funding for Transit Resiliency Projects 12/13/13 Sires Votes to Normalize the Budget Process 12/11/13 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes 11/14/13 Importance of Investing in Safe Infrastructure for Pedestrians and Bicyclists 10/29/13 Menendez, Sires Announce Progress to Reduce Helicopter Traffic, Noise Over Hudson River Communities 10/29/13 Sires Introduces Bipartisan Freight Panel Final Recommendations 10/11/13 Sires Talks Economy in Final Freight Panel Hearing 9/23/13 Letter to Administrator Carmine Gallo, FAA - Tourist Helicopter Restrictions in NJ 9/19/13 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation, & Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Funding 9/12/13 Sires Meets with Federal Officials to Discuss Stricter Commuter Bus Regulations 8/07/13 Sires Calls for Stricter Bus Rules 8/02/13 Congressman Sires Introduces Bill to Aid Commuters 7/02/13 Sires Holds Press Conference Calling for Ban on Tourist Helicopters in New Jersey 7/01/13 Congressman Sires Holds Meeting to Highlight Recent Helicopter Crash on the Hudson and Asks for a Ban on Tourists Helicopters on the New Jersey Side of the Hudson River 4/26/13 Sires Votes to End Furloughs for Air Traffic Control Worker 4/17/13 Congressman Sires Appointed to Serve on Bipartisan Freight Subcommittee 3/21/13 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes 3/05/13 Sires Introduces Bill to Strengthen National Freight Network and Protect American Jobs 11/01/12 Sires Announces $10 Million Department of Transportation Dollars Post Hurricane Sandy 6/29/12 Sires Votes for Two Year Transportation Funding Bill 4/26/12 Letter to David Samson, Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 4/13/12 Introducing Freight Legislation 4/03/12 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 3/28/12 Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act 3/27/12 Letter to Ray LaHood, Secretary of U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) 3/20/12 Sires Urges Passage of Surface Transportation Bill 3/13/12 Letter to Chairman Ryan and Ranking Member Van Hollen 12/07/11 Letter to President Obama 7/07/11 Opposing the Privatization of AMTRAK 5/12/11 Sires Statement in Support of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail 5/11/11 Sires Cosponsors the Commuter Relief Act