Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York
 

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Oct 29, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8), joined by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, United Community Baptist Church Pastor Connis Mobley and other community leaders, launched an effort to assist houses of worship severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy two years ago on this day. 

Oct 24, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement in the aftermath of the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York:

Oct 20, 2014 Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY: Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement condemning the act of vandalism of the 9/11 Memorial in Coney Island, New York on October 17.   

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Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement concerning the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson in the aftermath of unprecedented security breaches surrounding President Obama and the White House.

In The News

Oct 30, 2014 In The News

Community leaders in Brooklyn say a church there has been ignored in the two years since Sandy damaged it.

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Oct 10, 2014 In The News

The Department of Justice's Civil Rights Division is considering a request to investigate whether the NYPD's controversial "broken windows" crime-fighting strategy violates the civil rights of blac

Sep 30, 2014 In The News

The issues of Black folks only take center stage a few times a year in any substantive and collective way: the annual NAACP convention, the National Action Network conventio

Sep 11, 2014 In The News

Twelve House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Wednesday demanding "the highest level of transparency" concerning how the league inves

Sep 9, 2014 In The News

For some New Yorkers, there are broken windows wherever they go.

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