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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6/20/13 Sires Rejects Drastic Cuts for the Food Stamp Program 6/18/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property 6/18/13 Sires Introduces Bill to Revitalize Parks and Strengthen Urban Communities 6/14/13 House Adopts Bipartisan Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan 6/14/13 Connolly Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan Passes House 6/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations 6/03/13 Expressing Sorrow of the House at the Death of the Honorable Frank R. Lautenber, A Senator from the State of New Jersey 6/03/13 Letter to Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Cuba 5/28/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog 5/21/13 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Postal Reform Legislation 5/21/13 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim 5/16/13 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez 5/16/13 Concerns Regarding Proposed Cuts to Funding for Food Stamps 5/10/13 Diaz-Balart and Sires Reintroduce Safe Building Code Incentive Act 5/08/13 National Teacher Appreciation Week 5/02/13 Chairman Salmon and Ranking Member Sires Issue Joint Statement on the Expulsion of USAID from Bolivia 4/26/13 Sires Votes to End Furloughs for Air Traffic Control Worker 4/25/13 Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People of ALBA Nations and Hold Violators of Human Rights Accountable 4/23/13 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs 4/22/13 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding 4/18/13 Sires Introduces Bill to Honor Peace Corps Volunteers 4/18/13 Chairman Salmon and Ranking Member Sires Issue Joint Statement on the Venezuelan Election Results 4/17/13 Congressman Sires Appointed to Serve on Bipartisan Freight Subcommittee 4/15/13 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Effort to Assist Sandy Victims 4/12/13 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support Global Health Research and Development 4/11/13 House Democrats Want President to Intervene in Mortgage Relief Backlog 4/11/13 Sires Wants President to Intervene in Mortgage Relief Backlog 4/11/13 Recognition of the 65th Anniversary of the Founding of the State of Israel 4/10/13 Congressman Sires Joins House Democrats to Focus on American Jobs 4/09/13 Letter to Mr. Shawn Carter and Mrs. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter - Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Members Send Letter to Beyoncé and Jay-Z 3/21/13 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes 3/21/13 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes 3/20/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits 3/20/13 Joint Statement on Cuban Government's Continued Human Rights Abuses 3/19/13 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos 3/14/13 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support a National Catastrophe Fund 3/05/13 Sires Introduces Bill to Strengthen National Freight Network and Protect American Jobs 3/01/13 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court 2/27/13 The Impact of Sequestration on New Jersey 2/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security 2/14/13 Sequestration 2/13/13 Congressman Sires' Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address 2/13/13 Letter to Administrator Fugate - New Jersey Delegation Expresses Concern Over NFIP Claims 1/30/13 Congressman Sires Supports No-Name Calling Week 1/16/13 Congressman Sires Votes to Provide Additional Assistance to Sandy Victims 1/16/13 Congressman Sires Responds to President Obama's Plan to Protect our Children and our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence 1/15/13 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 1/15/13 Sires Votes to Expedite Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Sandy