Representative Albio Sires's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 8, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
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8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 7/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation - Menendez, Booker, Sires, Watson Coleman Urge USDOT to Change Rule on Performance Measures for Congestion Relief 7/15/16 Washington Review, July 15, 2016 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/08/16 Congressman Sires' Statement on the Shooting of Police Officers in Dallas 7/08/16 Letter to W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Pallone, Waters and 21 Colleagues Demand FEMA Provide Oversight of National Flood Insurance Program 7/07/16 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries 7/06/16 Letter to Mr. Leon Rodriguez, Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service- Stop Increase of Immigration and Naturalization Fees 7/06/16 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security - Members of New Jersey Congressional Delegation Call for Increased Security Funding to Guard Against Cyber Threats, Increase Port Security 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 6/30/16 Congressman Sires Statement on the Financial Action Task Force's Decision on Iran 6/30/16 Letter to Abigail Hopper, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Against Efforts to Allow Seismic Testing in Atlantic Ocean 6/30/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, EPA - Urging EPA to Update Lead & Copper Rule 6/29/16 Congressman Sires Statement Condemning Terrorist Attacks in Istanbul 6/23/16 Congressman Sires Statement on Supreme Court Immigration Ruling 6/22/16 Democrats Stage Sit-In On House Floor Over Gun Control Vote 6/22/16 Rep. Sires Joins House Democrats in Demanding Action on Commonsense Gun Legislation 6/22/16 Sires Joins Lewis in Sit-in to Demand Gun Control Vote Read more at Sires Joins Lewis in Sit-in to Demand Gun Control Vote | New Jersey News, Politics, Opinion, and Analysis Follow us: @politickernj on Twitter | PolitickerNJ on Facebook 6/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Urging Additional Federal Action to Address Air Pollution Near Ports 6/20/16 Sires, Booker, Menendez and Payne Rally for Common Sense Gun Violence Solutions 6/15/16 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security- Payne, Booker, Menendez, Pallone, Sires, and Norcross Urge Department of Homeland Security to Grant Temporary Protected Status to Ecuadorian Nationals Residing in U.S. 6/13/16 Congressman Sires' Statement on the Shooting in Orlando 6/10/16 NJ Transit Receives Funding for the Hoboken Boiler and Terminal Repairs Project 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives - Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/25/16 Congressional Briefing on Disappeared Mexican Students Peers Into Mexican Government Investigation 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/23/16 Letter to H.E. David O'Sullivan, Ambassador of the European Union to the United States of America - Designate Iranian Airline a Terrorist Entity in the EU 5/19/16 Congressman Sires Objects to Veterans Affairs Reductions in the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017 5/19/16 Jersey City Receives Brownfields Assessment Grants 5/19/16 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations 5/17/16 Letter to Peter Neffenger, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration-Payne, Jr. and New Jersey Delegation Call on TSA to Address Long Wait Times at Newark Airport 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/10/16 Curbelo and Sires Introduce Disaster Mitigation Bill 5/10/16 Curbelo and Sires Introduce Disaster Mitigation Bill 5/04/16 Letter to the Hon. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Call for Swift Action for Sandy Fraud Victims 5/04/16 Letter to President Obama - Calling on President Obama to Keep Sudan Humanitarian Crisis a High Priority 4/27/16 Letter to Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Floor Wage Index 4/25/16 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC - Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study 4/22/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Thank You For Removing Atlantic States From Offshore Drilling Program 4/21/16 Letter to The Honorable Candice Miller, Chairman, Committee on House Administration, The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman, Judiciary on Committee - Calling for Hearings on Democracy Reform 4/20/16 Sires Votes for Pipeline Safety Bill 4/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Jon Jarvis, Director, National Park Service - Urging NPS to Focus on Diversity 4/15/16 Congressman Sires' Statement on DOT's Tentative Norwegian Air International Decision 4/15/16 Letter to John King Jr., Secretary of the Department of Education - Campus Anti-Semitism Concerns 4/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sarah Sandaña, Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement- Intervention in Case of Malachy McAllister 4/12/16 Letter to the Hon. Jenny R. Yang, Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Eliminate Wage Gap 4/01/16 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan 3/29/16 Honda Leads Congressional Letter in Support of Presidential Gun Violence Initiatives

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