Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York
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Fiscal Responsibility

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More on Fiscal Responsibility

Apr 8, 2014
In The News
The American patent system was enshrined by our founding fathers in the Constitution to promote innovation and the progress of science and the useful arts. Since that time, when functioning as originally intended, it has served to bolster U.S. entrepreneurship, economic advancement and employ millions of workers across the nation.
Apr 7, 2014
Press Release
“The Senate has put partisan politics aside and courageously taken a substantial step forward on behalf of over two million long-term unemployed Americans. It is now time for Speaker Boehner and House Republicans to do the right thing for our country and allow a vote on the legislation. Over 198,000 New Yorkers have been cut off from federal unemployment compensation benefits since December 2013. It is time for House Republicans to act, as further delay will unnecessarily injure the ability of our economy to continue its recovery.”
Feb 7, 2014
In The News
“One of the reasons why many of us do these types of addresses in January is to lay out an agenda of things you want to work on,” said Jeffries. “It gives you, your staff and everyone around you a blueprint as to the type of issues you want to tackle, and then you can measure the progress you have been able to make at the end of the year and figure out what else you can work on to complete the things that were started and hopefully be able to point to some of the things that got accomplished.”
Feb 6, 2014
In The News
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries speaks to EastBrooklyn.com immediately following his State of the District Address at Boys & Girls HS.
Feb 3, 2014
In The News
"Once it takes a hold of a neighborhood, it completely devours it, and then goes on to consume neighborhood after neighborhood," Jeffries said. "We must stop this cancer dead in its tracks."
Jan 31, 2014
In The News
BROOKLYN - Hundreds of people filled the auditorium of Boys and Girls High School in Bed-Stuy Thursday evening for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries' State of the District.
Jan 31, 2014
In The News
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-8) held his State of the District Address– his first since taking office— Thursday night to packed house of about 900 people at Bed-Stuy’s Boys and Girls High School, in which he offered a review of his most recent work in Congress and his plans for the district in 2014.
Jan 7, 2014
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Congressman Jeffries State of the District Address - FLYER
Dec 23, 2013
In The News
Congressman Jeffries (NY-08) speaks on Interfaith Medical Center not closing, the ultimate Christmas miracle.
Nov 22, 2013
In The News
Rep. Jeffries sat down with Our Time Press to discuss several issues of importance to his constituents, ranging from health care to environmental concerns and more.