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SIRES, Albio

SIRES, Albio
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SIRES, Albio, A Representative from New Jersey; born in Bejucal, Cuba, January 26, 1951; graduated from Memorial High School, West New York, N.J., 1970; B.A., St. Peter’s College, Jersey City, N.J., 1974; M.A., Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vt., 1985; businessman; teacher; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundredth Congress in 1986; Mayor of West New York, N.J., 1995-2007; member of the New Jersey state general assembly, 2000-2006, speaker, 2002-2006; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Robert Menendez, and reelected to the eight succeeding Congresses (November 7, 2006-January 3, 2023) was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighteenth Congress in 2022.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Albio Sires" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Financial Services
  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
    • Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade - Chair
    • Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy - Chair
  • House Committee - Transportation and Infrastructure
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