Rep. Albio Sires
Democrat • 8th District, New Jersey • 5th Term • Sworn In 2006
- 12 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 197 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 74 of 435)
- 272 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 117 of 438) 11 Made Into Law (Ranks 102 of 438)
Sires was born in Cuba in 1951. He went to St. Peter's College on a basketball scholarship then earned a master's degree at Middlebury College. He taught English and Spanish before becoming interested in politics while working on the campaign of a fellow teacher.http://www.albiosiresforcongress.com/about.php
In 1987, Gov. Tom Kean appointed him to a position in the state Department of Community Affairs. Sires served as mayor of West New York from 1995 until he decided to run for U.S. Congress. From 2002-2006 he also served in the New Jersey state legislature, where he was elected Speaker of the Assembly. Serving in this position, he became acting governor on several occasions when the elected governor was out of the state. In this capacity, he signed several bills into law. Sires was the first Hispanic to hold either of these positions in New Jersey. http://www.albiosiresforcongress.com/about.php Read More...
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.4711 - Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee May 23, 2014 5 Views
To establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Com...
H.R.4221 - Collaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 14, 2014 7 Views
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the N...
H.R.3978 - New Opportunities for Bicycle and Pedestrian Infrastructure Financing Act of 2014Referred to the Subcommittee Jan 30, 2014 9 Views
To authorize the Secretary of Transportation to establish a pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure credit assistance pilot program, and for oth...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.4985 - Stop Corporate Expatriation and Invest in America's Infrastructure Act of 2014Referred to the House Committee Jun 26, 2014 12 Views
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations and to transfer the resulting revenues to the...
H.R.4950 - Protecting American Jobs and Exports ActReferred to the House Committee Jun 24, 2014 25 Views
To reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States for 7 years, and for other purposes.
H.R.4902 - Middle Class CHANCE ActSponsor introductory remarks on measure Jun 26, 2014 24 Views
To improve college affordability.
Recent Voting History
H.R. 4289: DHS Interoperable Communications Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 4289 Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications ActAye (with party)July 08, 2014
H.R. 4263: Social Media Working Group Act of 2014
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 4263 Social Media Working Group Act of 2014Aye (with party)July 08, 2014
H.R. 4899: Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2014
On Passage: H R 4899 Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America That Works ActNay (with party)June 26, 2014