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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
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 17, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State and Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the Agency for International Development - Nicaraguan Democracy
March 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Benghazi Terrorists Be Brought to Justice
March 10, 2014 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 7, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sanctions Against Maduro Regime Officials Connected to Human Rights Abuses
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 5, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sanctions Against Maduro Regime Officials Connected to Human Rights Abuses
March 5, 2014 The Importance of Women Participating in a Peaceful Resolution to the Conflict in Syria
Feb. 27, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Kathryn Sullivan, Acting NOAA Administrator, and Dan Ashe, Director U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Inquiring about Flounder/Fluke Management
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 19, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on the Deteriorating Situation in Venezuela
Feb. 18, 2014 Newsletter - Education and An Evolving Labor Market
Feb. 11, 2014 Jobs and Vocational Training
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 10, 2014 February 10, 2014- Busy Week In Washington
Feb. 7, 2014 February 4, 2014 - Introducing Legislation
Jan. 31, 2014 Washington Review, January 30, 2014
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Sires' Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 29, 2014 Congressman Sires Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Provide Federal Credit Assistance for America's Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure
Jan. 28, 2014 Congressman Sires Raises Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Concerns
Jan. 28, 2014 Congressman Sires Highlights the Need for a Deliberative Process Regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Jan. 27, 2014 Letter to Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Castro Dictatorship
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Hearing on Rail Safety
Jan. 17, 2014 Washington Review, January 17, 2014
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) - Cuban Propaganda
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 15, 2014 Sires Encouraged by Bipartisan Action
Jan. 15, 2014 Letter to Jeff Denham, Chairman, House of Representatives Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials - Rail Safety Hearing
Jan. 10, 2014 Washington Review, January 10, 2014
Jan. 9, 2014 Sires Votes to Hold Polluters Accountable
Jan. 8, 2014 Expiration of the Federal Unemployment Insurance Program
Dec. 27, 2013 Sen. Menendez: Public Transportation Tax Benefit Critical For NJ Commuters
Dec. 26, 2013 Letter to Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez - Protect Consumers in Wake of Target Breach
Dec. 23, 2013 Rep. Sires Applauds $3 Billion in Grant Funding for Transit Resiliency Projects
Dec. 18, 2013 Congressman Sires Introduces Bill to Enhance our Economy
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Sires Votes to Normalize the Budget Process
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prevent Human Rights Abusers from Entering the U.S.
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairmans of the Federal Communications Commission - DeFazio Sponsors Bill to Ban Cell Phone Conversations on Planes
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Thomas Winkowski, Action Commissioner, US Customs and Border Protection - Border Patrol Abuses
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
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