Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York
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Aug 9, 2014 Event
New Yorkers are busy people. In order to reach out to a variety of his constituents, Rep. Jeffries will host outdoor office hours this summer in a variety of locations throughout the 8th Congressional District. Connecting with constituents and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries. We encourage you to meet Congressman Jeffries and discuss any issues of concern and learn more about his legislative agenda. He will be hosting a Congress on Your Corner on August 9 outside of the Coney Island Post Office, located at 2727 Mermaid Avenue.
Aug 6, 2014 Event
New Yorkers are busy people. In order to reach out to a variety of his constituents, Rep. Jeffries will host outdoor office hours this summer in a variety of locations throughout the 8th Congressional District. Connecting with constituents and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries. We encourage you to meet Congressman Jeffries and discuss any issues of concern and learn more about his legislative agenda. He will be hosting a Congress on Your Corner on August 6 at the intersection of Van Sinderen Avenue and Broadway, outside of the A/C subway stop.
Aug 4, 2014 Event
New Yorkers are busy people. In order to reach out to a variety of his constituents, Rep. Jeffries will host outdoor office hours this summer in a variety of locations throughout the 8th Congressional District. Connecting with constituents and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries. We encourage you to meet Congressman Jeffries and discuss any issues of concern and learn more about his legislative agenda. He will be hosting a Congress on Your Corner on August 4 outside of the Capitol One Bank, located at 1425 Rockaway Parkway.
Aug 2, 2014 Event
New Yorkers are busy people. In order to reach out to a variety of his constituents, Rep. Jeffries will host outdoor office hours this summer in a variety of locations throughout the 8th Congressional District. Connecting with constituents and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries. We encourage you to meet Congressman Jeffries and discuss any issues of concern and learn more about his legislative agenda. He will be hosting a Congress on Your Corner on August 2 outside of the Shirley Chisolm Post Office, located at 1915 Fulton Street.
Jul 27, 2014 Event
New Yorkers are busy people. In order to reach out to a variety of his constituents, Rep. Jeffries will host outdoor office hours this summer in a variety of locations throughout the 8th Congressional District. Connecting with constituents and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries. We encourage you to meet Congressman Jeffries and discuss any issues of concern and learn more about his legislative agenda. He will be hosting a Congress on Your Corner on July 27 outside of the Chase Bank, located at 1002 Brighton Beach Avenue.
Jul 15, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON – On July 11, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution that supports the State of Israel’s right to defend itself against unprovoked rocket attacks from Hamas, the terrorist organization based in Gaza.  

Rep. Jeffries cosponsored the bipartisan resolution that was introduced by Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY) and Tom Cole (R-OK).  The resolution reaffirms congressional support for Israel’s right to defend itself against terrorist attacks and calls on Hamas to cease all air strikes against Israel immediately.  The resolution currently has 166 cosponsors.

Jul 12, 2014 Event
New Yorkers are busy people. In order to reach out to a variety of his constituents, Rep. Jeffries will host outdoor office hours this summer in a variety of locations throughout the 8th Congressional District. Connecting with constituents and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries. We encourage you to meet Congressman Jeffries and discuss any issues of concern and learn more about his legislative agenda. He will be hosting a Congress on Your Corner on July 12 inside of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Courtyard located at 1360 Fulton Street.
Jul 9, 2014 Page
Come join me at our Town Hall Meeting in Coney Island. This is your opportunity to learn about steps made in Sandy recovery and resiliency. Also, receive the most recent updates on sewer infrastructure in the neighborhood.
Jul 8, 2014 In The News
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) joined Errol Louis on NY1's Inside City Hall to discuss the political gridlock in Washington, immigration reform and more.
Jun 27, 2014 In The News
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) called Speaker Boehner’s proposed lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive orders a “political gimmick,” drawing comparisons between the Bush and Obama Administrations’ use of executive authority.