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NY1: Interfaith Supporters Want Federal Funds to Ensure Facility’s Future

[[{“fid”:”728″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”NY1 – IMC Rally 2.24.14″},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/NY1%2520-%2520IMC%2520Rally%25202.24.14_0.jpg”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”height”:”278″,”style”:”width: 391px; height: 221px;”,”title”:”NY1 – IMC Rally 2.24.14″,”width”:”491″}}]] Community activists and elected officials rallied outside the Bedford-Stuyvesant facility to put in their bid for a piece of the $8 billion in Medicaid savings Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state are receiving from the federal government. Cuomo says he wants to […]

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MSNBC: Is this an era of permanent gridlock?

Rep. Jeffries joined several panelists for a discussion on President Obama’s 2015 budget agenda and the gridlock in Washington on MSNBC’s “UP” with Steve Kornacki.  Click on the image below to watch the full interview.  [[{“fid”:”726″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”Up with Steve 2.22.14″},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/Up%2520with%2520Steve%25202.22.14.jpg”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”height”:”415″,”style”:”width: 550px; height: 305px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px;”,”title”:”Up with Steve 2.22.14″,”width”:”749″}}]]  

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Our Time Press: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries 2014 State of the District Address

It was an event full of all the pomp and circumstance attendant with a congressional office. Representative Hakeem Jeffries’ first congressional State of the District Address attracted constituents, elected officials, and youth who filled the auditorium at Boys and Girls high school. Describing his first year in office month-by-month, Jeffries said he “did everything to […]

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East Brooklyn – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Speaks To EastBrooklyn.com After State of District Address

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DNAinfo: Gentrification a ‘Malignant Tumor’ in Poor Communities, Congressman Says

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BKNews12: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries delivers State of the District Thursday evening in Bedford-Stuyvesant

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The Brooklyn Reader:In State of the District Address, Jeffries Outlines Bold Plan for Saving Affordable Housing in Central Brooklyn

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WNYC: Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK

WNYC radio host, Brian Lehrer shares excerpts from Sunday’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at the Apollo Theater, “Dreams for NYC Inspired by MLK” reflecting on the immediate future of New York City through the lens of Dr. King’s moral compass. The event was also co-hosted by multimedia journalist and author Farai Chideya, in front […]