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Albio Sires' Public Statements on Issue: Transportation

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 8, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
Date Title
March 22, 2018 Letter to the Hon. Daniel K. Elwell, Acting Administrator, FAA, and the Hon. Robert L. Sumwalt, Chairman, National Transportation Safety Board - Opposition to Helicopter Tourism
March 19, 2018 Letter to the Hon John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee and Homeland Security and the Hon Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Swalwell Leads 88 House Members in Urging Strong Funding for Transit Security
March 16, 2018 Congressman Sires' Statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Halt of All "Doors-Off" Helicopter Flights
Feb. 26, 2018 Letter to Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey - Replace Outdated Diesel Trucks at Ports
Feb. 9, 2018 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Slam Trump Admin for Rolling Back Rail Safety Regs that Would Have Prevented Fatal Hoboken Crash
Feb. 7, 2018 Congressman Sires' Statement on the National Transportation Safety Board's Findings For the 2016 NJ Transit Accident in Hoboken, New Jersey
Nov. 15, 2017 Letter to Robert E. Lighthizer, U.S. Trade Representative - Keep American Highways Safe from Mexican Trucks
Sept. 28, 2017 Menendez, Booker, Schumer, Gillibrand, Pascrell, Sires Announce Introduction of Legislation Protecting Commuters, Operators from Dangers of Sleep Apnea
July 27, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Urging the Secretary to Reconsider Controversial Changes to INFRA Grant Program
June 15, 2017 Reps. Payne, Sires Introduce Legislation to Improve Transparency, Quality of Experience for Airline Consumers
June 12, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Hon. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Fix the Highway Trust Fund
May 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project
May 2, 2017 Congressman Sires Participates in Transportation Committee Hearing on U.S. Airline Customer Service
April 4, 2017 Letter to the Hon. John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, the Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member - Mass Transit Security Funding
March 29, 2017 Sires' Legislation to Increase Rail Oversight Transparency Approved by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee
Feb. 15, 2017 Reps. Sires, Payne, Jr. Introduce Bill to Require Transparency in Railroad and Rail Transit Safety Audits
Dec. 20, 2016 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Protect American Jobs and Security, Reject NAI
Oct. 14, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Oversight of New Jersey Transit, Release of Safety Audit
July 25, 2016 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
May 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Peter Neffenger, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration - Implement Measure to Protect Rail and Transit Passengers
April 15, 2016 Congressman Sires' Statement on DOT's Tentative Norwegian Air International Decision
March 23, 2016 Letter to the Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Appropriatoins Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Transit Security Grant Program Funding
March 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mario Diaz-Balart, Chariman and The Honorable David Price, Ranking Member, House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Grants
Feb. 17, 2016 Letter to Mr. Dennis Martin Executive Director, New Jersey Transit - Urging NJ Transit to Settle Labor Dispute & Avoid Strike
Feb. 8, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation and the Hon. Therese McMillon, Acting Administrator, Federal Transit Administration - Robust Superstorm Sandy Transportation Recovery Funding
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: Shaping Livable Communities
Dec. 3, 2015 Reps. Pascrell Announces Major $16 Million Federal Investment to Advance Portal Bridge Reconstruction
Dec. 3, 2015 Sires Votes for Five Year Transportation Funding Bill
Dec. 1, 2015 Sires Signs Transportation Conference Report Which Saves NJ Transit $50 Million
Nov. 30, 2015 Sires, Menendez: Congress Must Pass a Transportation Bill that Keeps NJ, America Moving, Invests in Our Future
Nov. 6, 2015 Sires Named Conferee to Highway Bill Conference
Nov. 5, 2015 Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act Passes House with Sires' Commute LESS Act Language
Oct. 26, 2015 Menendez, Booker, Pascrell, Sires Announce Major Investment in Portal Bridge Replacement Project
Oct. 20, 2015 Congressman Sires' Statement on FAA's Drone Registry Announcement
Sept. 29, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control
Sept. 15, 2015 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit
Sept. 10, 2015 Letter to Chairman DeFazio and Ranking Member Norton - Transportation Alternatives Program
Sept. 8, 2015 Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires, PANYNJ Announce $256M in PATH Sandy Relief Grants
Aug. 5, 2015 Issue Position: Transportation
July 16, 2015 Congressman Sires' Statement on Aircraft Laser Illuminations in New Jersey
June 26, 2015 Washington Review, June 26, 2015
June 12, 2015 Washington Review, June 12, 2015
June 5, 2015 Washington Review, June 5, 2015
May 22, 2015 Washington Review, May 22, 2015
May 15, 2015 Washington Review, May 15, 2015
May 7, 2015 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, United States Postal Service - U.S. Postal Service Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet
April 30, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy
April 24, 2015 Washington Review, April 24, 2015
April 21, 2015 Sires, Pascrell Urge Rulemakers to Expedite Rail Safety Standards
April 21, 2015 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Review of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's Proposed Rule
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