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: Education Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Transportation and Infrastructure Issue Position: Economy Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Women Issue Position: Global Leadership Issue Position: Homeland Security 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 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/09/14 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 7/01/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants 7/01/14 Congressman Sires' Statement On The Death Of Three Israeli Teens 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/24/14 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State - Revoke Visa of Tony Avila, Cuban National Known to Perpetuate Human Rights Abuses Against the Ladies in White 6/18/14 Capitol Hill Ocean Week and Ocean Protection 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue 6/16/14 Congressman Sires' Statement on Colombia's Presidential Election 6/16/14 Congressman Sires' Statement on Colombia's Presidential Election 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 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 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 6/02/14 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/22/14 Menendez, Sires Introduce Data Security Legislation in Reaction to Latest Corporate Data Breach 5/22/14 Congressman Sires Supports Legislation to Protect Privacy Rights 5/22/14 Congressman Sires Responds Condemns senseless acts of violence by Boko Haram 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/20/14 Congressman Sires Hails Passage of Water Infrastructure Jobs Bill 5/08/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Departing of Housing and Urban Development -- Diversion of Sandy Funds 5/07/14 Congressman Sires Condemns Actions of Terrorist Organization, Boko Haram 5/05/14 Pallone and New Jersey Congressional Delegation Members Call on EPA to Restore Coastal Helicopter Monitoring 5/02/14 Sires Encouraged by Lowest Unemployment Rate in Five Years 5/01/14 Sires Encouraged by Passage of Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2015 4/30/14 Congressman Sires Supports bipartisan legislation in the Committee on Foreign Affairs 4/25/14 Sires Urges Secretary to Reconsider Diverting Sandy Funding 4/11/14 Menendez, Booker, Frelinghuysen, Pascrell, Sires, Payne Statement on EPA Passaic River Cleanup 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal 4/08/14 Congressman Sires Requests Funding for Clean Cities Program 4/05/14 Jersey Journal - Opinion: Ryan Budget Leaves Middle Class in the Dark Ages 4/04/14 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 4/04/14 Congressman Sires' Statement on USAID's Cuba Twitter Program 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee