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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
June 20, 2013 Sires Rejects Drastic Cuts for the Food Stamp Program
June 18, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 Sires Introduces Bill to Revitalize Parks and Strengthen Urban Communities
June 14, 2013 House Adopts Bipartisan Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan
June 14, 2013 Connolly Amendment to Sell F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan Passes House
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 3, 2013 Expressing Sorrow of the House at the Death of the Honorable Frank R. Lautenber, A Senator from the State of New Jersey
June 3, 2013 Letter to Honorable Roberta S. Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs - Cuba
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 21, 2013 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Postal Reform Legislation
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 16, 2013 Concerns Regarding Proposed Cuts to Funding for Food Stamps
May 10, 2013 Diaz-Balart and Sires Reintroduce Safe Building Code Incentive Act
May 8, 2013 National Teacher Appreciation Week
May 2, 2013 Chairman Salmon and Ranking Member Sires Issue Joint Statement on the Expulsion of USAID from Bolivia
April 26, 2013 Sires Votes to End Furloughs for Air Traffic Control Worker
April 25, 2013 Ros-Lehtinen and Sires Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Stand With The People of ALBA Nations and Hold Violators of Human Rights Accountable
April 23, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Civilian Furloughs
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 18, 2013 Sires Introduces Bill to Honor Peace Corps Volunteers
April 18, 2013 Chairman Salmon and Ranking Member Sires Issue Joint Statement on the Venezuelan Election Results
April 17, 2013 Congressman Sires Appointed to Serve on Bipartisan Freight Subcommittee
April 15, 2013 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Effort to Assist Sandy Victims
April 12, 2013 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support Global Health Research and Development
April 11, 2013 House Democrats Want President to Intervene in Mortgage Relief Backlog
April 11, 2013 Sires Wants President to Intervene in Mortgage Relief Backlog
April 11, 2013 Recognition of the 65th Anniversary of the Founding of the State of Israel
April 10, 2013 Congressman Sires Joins House Democrats to Focus on American Jobs
April 9, 2013 Letter to Mr. Shawn Carter and Mrs. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter - Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Members Send Letter to Beyoncé and Jay-Z
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 20, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Sparing Medicare Benefits
March 20, 2013 Joint Statement on Cuban Government's Continued Human Rights Abuses
March 19, 2013 Letter to Secretary Napolitano and Administrator Fugate - FEMA Disaster Recovery Aid for Housing Co-Ops and Condos
March 14, 2013 Sires Introduces Legislation to Support a National Catastrophe Fund
March 5, 2013 Sires Introduces Bill to Strengthen National Freight Network and Protect American Jobs
March 1, 2013 212 Members of Congress File Historic Amicus Brief on DOMA Case before U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 27, 2013 The Impact of Sequestration on New Jersey
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 14, 2013 Sequestration
Feb. 13, 2013 Congressman Sires' Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Feb. 13, 2013 Letter to Administrator Fugate - New Jersey Delegation Expresses Concern Over NFIP Claims
Jan. 30, 2013 Congressman Sires Supports No-Name Calling Week
Jan. 16, 2013 Congressman Sires Votes to Provide Additional Assistance to Sandy Victims
Jan. 16, 2013 Congressman Sires Responds to President Obama's Plan to Protect our Children and our Communities by Reducing Gun Violence
Jan. 15, 2013 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013
Jan. 15, 2013 Sires Votes to Expedite Disaster Assistance for Hurricane Sandy
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