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In partnership with Republican Congressman Steve Chabot, Rep. Jeffries passed a bill to establish the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Law School Clinic Certification Program, which will provide benefits to students, pro bono clients and the innovation community at large.
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 investigated the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.
Rep. Jeffries asks: "At what point will we in America be tired of seeing another unarmed African-American's life being taken away prematurely by an officer using excessive force?"
NY1: Protecting Affordable HousingRep. Jeffries outlines the need to to protect affordable housing options in Brooklyn.
Rep. Jeffries on The Debrief with David UsheryCongressman Jeffries discusses P.J.'s Act, a bill named after P.J. Avitto, the Brooklynite who was tragically killed in an elevator that lacked the proper safety equipment. The bill is designed to boost security-related funding for public housing organizations. He also addresses the NYPD's inept broken windows policing policy.
WASHINGTON – In a moment of refreshing bipartisan collaboration, yesterday evening the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 5108 (327 – 22).
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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
For some New Yorkers, there are broken windows wherever they go.