Representative Albio Sires's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 8, Democratic
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9/28/17 Menendez, Booker, Schumer, Gillibrand, Pascrell, Sires Announce Introduction of Legislation Protecting Commuters, Operators from Dangers of Sleep Apnea 7/27/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation - Urging the Secretary to Reconsider Controversial Changes to INFRA Grant Program 6/15/17 Reps. Payne, Sires Introduce Legislation to Improve Transparency, Quality of Experience for Airline Consumers 6/12/17 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 5/30/17 Letter to the Hon. Elaine Chao, Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation - NJ Delegation Calls on Trump Admin to Fund Gateway Project 5/02/17 Congressman Sires Participates in Transportation Committee Hearing on U.S. Airline Customer Service 4/04/17 Letter to the Hon. John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, the Hon. Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member - Mass Transit Security Funding 3/29/17 Sires' Legislation to Increase Rail Oversight Transparency Approved by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee 2/15/17 Reps. Sires, Payne, Jr. Introduce Bill to Require Transparency in Railroad and Rail Transit Safety Audits 12/20/16 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Protect American Jobs and Security, Reject NAI 10/14/16 Letter to the Hon. Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation - Federal Oversight of New Jersey Transit, Release of Safety Audit 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 5/17/16 Letter to the Honorable Peter Neffenger, Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration - Implement Measure to Protect Rail and Transit Passengers 4/15/16 Congressman Sires' Statement on DOT's Tentative Norwegian Air International Decision 3/23/16 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 3/17/16 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 2/17/16 Letter to Mr. Dennis Martin Executive Director, New Jersey Transit - Urging NJ Transit to Settle Labor Dispute & Avoid Strike 2/08/16 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 1/01/16 Issue Position: Shaping Livable Communities 12/03/15 Reps. Pascrell Announces Major $16 Million Federal Investment to Advance Portal Bridge Reconstruction 12/03/15 Sires Votes for Five Year Transportation Funding Bill 12/01/15 Sires Signs Transportation Conference Report Which Saves NJ Transit $50 Million 11/30/15 Sires, Menendez: Congress Must Pass a Transportation Bill that Keeps NJ, America Moving, Invests in Our Future 11/06/15 Sires Named Conferee to Highway Bill Conference 11/05/15 Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act Passes House with Sires' Commute LESS Act Language 10/26/15 Menendez, Booker, Pascrell, Sires Announce Major Investment in Portal Bridge Replacement Project 10/20/15 Congressman Sires' Statement on FAA's Drone Registry Announcement 9/29/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Implementation of Positive Train Control 9/15/15 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 9/10/15 Letter to Chairman DeFazio and Ranking Member Norton - Transportation Alternatives Program 9/08/15 Payne, Menendez, Booker, Sires, PANYNJ Announce $256M in PATH Sandy Relief Grants 8/05/15 Issue Position: Transportation 7/16/15 Congressman Sires' Statement on Aircraft Laser Illuminations in New Jersey 6/26/15 Washington Review, June 26, 2015 6/12/15 Washington Review, June 12, 2015 6/05/15 Washington Review, June 5, 2015 5/22/15 Washington Review, May 22, 2015 5/15/15 Washington Review, May 15, 2015 5/07/15 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan, United States Postal Service - U.S. Postal Service Must Invest in Modern and Efficient Delivery Fleet 4/30/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - U.S. Open Skies Policy 4/24/15 Washington Review, April 24, 2015 4/21/15 Sires, Pascrell Urge Rulemakers to Expedite Rail Safety Standards 4/21/15 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Review of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration's Proposed Rule 4/17/15 Washington Review, April 17, 2015 3/23/15 Letter to Mario Diaz-Balart, Chairman of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee, and David Price, Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee - TIGER Transportation Funding 3/20/15 Washington Review - March 20, 2015 3/13/15 Menendez, Booker, Pascrell, Sires, Payne Call for Federal Funding to Fast-Track Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Extension 3/12/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Revoke Visa of Venezuela's Ambassador to the OAS 3/04/15 Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015 3/04/15 Sires Votes to Fund Amtrak and Intercity Passenger Rail Services

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