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Albio Sires' Public Statements

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
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to John M. McHugh, Secretary of the Army, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, and Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning - Immigrant Recruitment Issue in Armed Forces
Nov. 14, 2013 Importance of Investing in Safe Infrastructure for Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 8, 2013 Letter to Executive Director Stephen Hawkins, Amnesty International USA - Add Sonia Garro Alfonso, Member of the Ladies in White, To List of Prisoners of Conscience
Nov. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry - Cuban Political Prisoners
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 29, 2013 Menendez, Sires Announce Progress to Reduce Helicopter Traffic, Noise Over Hudson River Communities
Oct. 29, 2013 Sires Introduces Bipartisan Freight Panel Final Recommendations
Oct. 24, 2013 Congressman Sires Applauds Passage of House WRRDA B
Oct. 18, 2013 Washington Review, October 18, 2013
Oct. 17, 2013 Sires Statement on Solution to Re-Open the Government and Avoid Default
Oct. 11, 2013 Sires Talks Economy in Final Freight Panel Hearing
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Deem Treasury's Iran Sanctions Staff to be Deemed Essential
Oct. 10, 2013 Letter to Acting Director Edward DeMarco, Federal Housing Finance Agency - Do Not Lower Conforming Loan Limits
Oct. 8, 2013 Commemoration of National Day of the Republican of China
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 5, 2013 Congressman Sires Cosponsors Bipartisan Immigration Reform Bil
Oct. 3, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Leader Nancy Pelosi - Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Strong Labor Protections
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Congressman Sires' Statement on the Republican Government Shutdown
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Administrator Carmine Gallo, FAA - Tourist Helicopter Restrictions in NJ
Sept. 20, 2013 Sires Rejects Disastrous Food Aid Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 Congressman Sires Hails Passage of WRRDA Bill
Sept. 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Anthony Foxx, Dept. of Transportation & Secretary Shaun Donovan, HUD - Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Funding
Sept. 19, 2013 Nutrition Reform and Work Opportunity Act of 2013
Sept. 12, 2013 Sires Meets with Federal Officials to Discuss Stricter Commuter Bus Regulations
Aug. 29, 2013 Sires Continues to Press for Action on Tourist Helicopter Traffic
Aug. 28, 2013 Sires Statement on the 50th Anniversary of March on Washington
Aug. 16, 2013 Letter to Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie, Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Cuban Refugees
Aug. 7, 2013 Sires Calls for Stricter Bus Rules
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration - Cuban Detainees in the Bahamas
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 2, 2013 Congressman Sires Introduces Bill to Aid Commuters
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 24, 2013 Representative Steve King's Disgraceful Remarks
July 18, 2013 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran
July 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Support UN Investigation of North Korean Ship
July 17, 2013 Community Parks Revitalization Act
July 15, 2013 Sires Praises Grant to Support Homeless Veterans in New Jersey
July 12, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Deny Visa to Cuban Dictator's Son
July 11, 2013 Sires Rejects Dangerous Farm Reauthorization Bill
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
July 2, 2013 Sires Holds Press Conference Calling for Ban on Tourist Helicopters in New Jersey
July 1, 2013 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
June 28, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the House - Tax Exempt Municipal Bonds
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