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Brooklyn Leaders Address Violence Connected To “Knockout Game”

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Rep. Jeffries Statement On The Innovation Act

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement at the conclusion of the House Judiciary Committee mark-up of H.R. 3309, the “Innovation Act”: “The favorable reporting of the Innovation Act out of the House Judiciary Committee is an important step in the right direction toward addressing the patent troll issue in a […]

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Jeffries Urges House GOP To Put The Needs Of Americans Before Partisanship

WASHINGTON – On November 18, 2013, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) led a Congressional Black Caucus Special Order with Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-4) on ending hunger in America.  They were joined by CBC Chairwoman Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11) and Rep. Andre Carson (IN-7). Rep. Jeffries spoke on the House Floor about the adverse impact cutting critical […]

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Rep. Jeffries Reacts To Appeals Court Stop And Frisk Decision

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit granted a stay in the ruling established earlier this year by federal trial judge, Shira A. Scheindlin which found the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk program discriminatory and unconstitutional. The Second […]

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Rep. Jeffries Co-Sponsors Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

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Jeffries On The One-Year Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy: “We Will Move Forward”

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement on the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy: “One year ago, Superstorm Sandy struck many neighborhoods in Southern Brooklyn and Queens with devastating ferocity. Homes were destroyed, businesses ruined and lives turned upside down. Over the last year we have made tremendous progress, but we […]

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Jeffries On The Passing Of Congressman Major Owens

Brooklyn, NY – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement in the wake of the death of Former Congressman Major Owens: “Congressman Major Owens was a crusader for the people of Brooklyn, a champion for working-class families and a guardian of underserved communities.  He emphasized the importance of education as a catalyst for upward […]

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Rep. Jeffries On The End Of The Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) issued the following statement on House passage of the bipartisan agreement to reopen the government and avert default: “Our national nightmare is over.  The government will reopen, a default has been averted and it’s time to get back to doing the business of the American people.”

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Jeffries Denounces House Gop Mini-Me Strategy

WASHINGTON – Today, on the House Floor, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) stood up for Superstorm Sandy victims in Brooklyn and Queens.  He denounced the House GOP strategy to reopen small parts of the government and ignore the rest while Americans suffer. The video can be viewed by clicking here or on the image below: Rep. Jeffries […]

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Jeffries Takes To The Floor To Explain House Republican-Shutdown Mythology

WASHINGTON – On October 7, 2013, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) led a Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Special Order with Rep. Steven Horsford (NV-4) on the impact of the government shutdown and health care reform.  They were joined by CBC Chairwoman Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11), John Lewis (GA-5), Bobby Scott (VA-3), Barbara Lee (CA-13), G.K. Butterfield […]