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Albio Sires' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 17, 2014 Washington Review, January 17, 2014
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 10, 2014 Washington Review, January 10, 2014
Jan. 8, 2014 Expiration of the Federal Unemployment Insurance Program
Dec. 13, 2013 Sires Votes to Normalize the Budget Process
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 20, 2013 Sires Rejects Disastrous Food Aid Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013
July 11, 2013 Sires Rejects Dangerous Farm Reauthorization Bill
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Dec. 1, 2011 Payroll Tax Cut and Unemployment Benefits Extension
Oct. 5, 2011 Congressman Sires Joins House Democrats to Focus on Jobs and Unveil Make It In America Documentary
Sept. 22, 2011 Americans Living in Poverty
Sept. 13, 2011 Congressman Sires Outlines New Jersey Benefits of the American Jobs Act
Sept. 9, 2011 Congressman Sires' Statement on President's Jobs Speech
Aug. 1, 2011 Sires Votes for Economic Security
July 27, 2011 Reid Versus Boehner
July 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States
June 15, 2011 Republican Plan to End Medicare and Gut Medicaid
April 5, 2011 Defending Our Seniors
Feb. 18, 2011 Sires Cosponsors Legislation to Assist the Unemployed
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
July 22, 2010 Sires Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits
May 28, 2010 Sires Votes to Promote American Jobs and Bring Relief to the Unemployed
April 15, 2010 4/15/2010- Sires Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 26, 2010 Senate Blocks Emergency Extension Of Unemployment Programs, Cobra, And Highway Bill
Dec. 16, 2009 Sires Votes To Spur Job Growth And Bring Relief To The Unemployed
Dec. 16, 2009 Jobs, Jobs, And Jobs
Dec. 9, 2009 Job Recovery
Nov. 5, 2009 Congressman Sires Votes To Stimulate The Economy By Extending Unemployment Benefits And Aiding Homebuyers
Sept. 22, 2009 Congressman Sires Votes To Extend Unemployment Benefits
Feb. 4, 2009 Economic Recovery Package
June 11, 2008 Emergency Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 2008
Sept. 27, 2007 GOP Governors Abandon President Bush on CHIP
May 2, 2007 Sires Supports Bipartisan Head Start Bill
March 28, 2007 Democratic Budget Gets Rave Reviews From Broad Variety Of Outside Groups
Jan. 10, 2007 Congressman Albio Sires Votes To Raise The Minimum Wage
Jan. 10, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Medicare
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