More on Seniors Issues
Nov 6, 2013
During these tough economic times, there is a lot of confusing information regarding changes to federal safety programs such as Medicaid and Social Security. Our office encourages you to join Congressman Hakeem Jeffries for a special community briefing and Grandparents Appreciation Brunch on November 23, 2013.
Oct 4, 2013
During a government shutdown, the government stops all “non-essential” services, while services that impact health and safety, such as the armed forces, border protection, air traffic controllers, and police and fire departments continue to operate. Our offices are open and my staff is available during the government shutdown to help serve anyone having difficulty throughout the community.
Oct 1, 2013
"Throughout America, this shutdown will needlessly hurt children, civil servants who will be furloughed and without pay, veterans who courageously served our country, seniors and countless others. The House Majority should restore government funding forthwith, come back to the negotiating table and get back to doing the people’s business, " said Rep. Jeffries.
Sep 29, 2013
“House Republicans continue to put forth extreme legislative proposals that have no chance to pass the Senate or be signed into law by the President. The Tea Party dominated GOP has deliberately set in motion a government shutdown that will harm vulnerable children, seniors, working families and our economy. This conduct is shameful and Americans will suffer if blind ideology is allowed to trump constitutional responsibility.”
Sep 27, 2013
New Yorkers in the Borough of Brooklyn were fortunate to have free buses provided to bring down those interested in attending workshops, sponsored by congressional members Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries and Assemblyman Walter Moseley, so they could learn firsthand about what the caucus is about and participate in the many events that centered around the programs.
Sep 13, 2013
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is hosting, "Health Care 101: How the Affordable Care Act Will Help Your Small Business" on Thursday, September 26th from 1 - 3 p.m.
Sep 8, 2013
Enrollment for new health care options via the Affordable Care Act begins October 2013.
Aug 21, 2013
Brooklyn, NY - Interfaith Medical Center serves the Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights communities in Central Brooklyn. After years of financially struggling to maintain operational costs, Interfaith Medical Center declared bankruptcy in December 2012, which required the preparation of a closure plan. This closure plans remains pending until August 26, where officials will meet for a bankruptcy hearing.
Jul 26, 2013
Residents had a chance to bring quality of life issues to one of the community’s elected officials Saturday morning when Congressman Hakeem Jeffries and his staff were stationed outside the Canarsie Post Office.
Jun 24, 2013
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 of the 8th Congressional District of New York and hearing their concerns first-hand is of the utmost priority to Rep. Jeffries.