More on Veterans Issues
Jun 3, 2015 In The News
Jun 19, 2014 Press Release
“The need for increased research concerning PTSD extends to both military personnel and the broader community. High levels of violence in communities throughout America, like East New York and Brownsville, have created PTSD-like conditions for many subjected to this environment. Expanded research undertaken by the Department of Defense will benefit society and all those afflicted by this disorder,” added Rep. Jeffries.
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.”
Dec 23, 2013 In The News
Congressman Jeffries (NY-08) speaks on Interfaith Medical Center not closing, the ultimate Christmas miracle.
Oct 4, 2013 Page
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 Press Release
"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 Press Release
“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.”
Jul 26, 2013 In The News
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 Page
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.
May 7, 2013 Event
Congressman Jeffries is hosting a town hall meeting at Spring Creek Towers. In addition to listening to concerns and addressing inquiries, Rep. Jeffries will also provide updates on what's going on in Washington and around the 8th Congressional District.