January 23, 2009– Congressman Sires and Secretary Salazar listen to a park attendant at Ellis Island during the Secretary’s visit to the Statue of Liberty.
May 25, 2009– Congressman Sires marching in the Bayonne Memorial Day Parade.
March 12, 2009– Congressman Sires meets with Olympic Gold Medalist Cullen Jones to spread the awareness of the importance of swimming lessons for children.
February 18, 2009– Congressman Sires greets Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Ferry Captain Britanny Catanzara, who helped to rescue 26 of the passengers of flight 1549.
September 30, 2008– Congressman Sires and Congressman Oberstar take a tour of several Light Rail
stations in Hudson County.
June 8, 2009– Congressman Sires speaks at the ARC Mass Transit Tunnel groundbreaking ceremony about the importance of the tunnel to the 13th District. The project is expected to bring in 6,000 jobs a year, as well as double rail capacity into NYC.
March 4, 2009– Congressman Sires holds his annual meeting with the Jewish War Veterans in his Washington office.
February 25, 2009– Myra Brodsky of Guttenberg and the American Council of the Blind visits with Congressman Sires.
March 2, 2009– Jeane Lutz of Carteret displays her quilts that will be given to wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Hospital. Pictured L-R: Mayor Daniel Reiman of Carteret, Jeane Lutz, Congressman Sires, and 1st Sgt. Quin Waterman.
August 5, 2008: Congressman Sires welcomes Union City residents to the National Night Out Against Crime event held in Union City.
April 24, 2009– Congressman Sires and members of MAST Construction take a tour of the Garden Street Lofts in Hoboken, which is New Jersey’s first residential, high-rise, GREEN building.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Albio Sires introduced the Commute LESS (Leveraging Employer Support and Successes) Act, to address increasing commute times and give commuters access to alternative forms of transportation…
Since enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 on February 17, 2009, several investments have been made in New Jersey. These include tax cuts for families and critical funds for roads and highways, improved schools, safer communities, and modernized energy systems. While not an inclusive list of everything that is being done in the district, here are some important investments underway in the district.
Department of Homeland Security – FEMA
Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program
Catholic Community Services
HudsonCounty Division of Welfare
United Way of HudsonCounty
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Project Based Rental Assistance
Aspen Riverpark Apts
Bella Vista Apts
Branch Brook Manor
Forest Hill House
Kennedy Blvd Rehab
Kennedy Blvd. Assoc. I/Boyd Mcquiness
New Floral Gardens 1-B
Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
Repairs and Improvements
Castle Point Walkway Phase 2
Route 440 Over State Street
The State of New Jersey will continue to receive funds for programs like education, health care, transportation and infrastructure, and the environment. You can visit www.recovery.gov and http://www.nj.gov/recovery/ to learn more about these key investments.