Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Local Issues

For more information concerning my work to support our community, please contact me. More information about New York's 8th Congressional District can be found here: Our District.

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More on Local Issues

Oct 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Barrasso (R-WY), Ranking Member and Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, respectively, along with Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01), Rep. Frank LoBiondo (NJ-2), Rep. Garret Graves (LA-6), Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ-3), Rep. Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (I-NMI) and Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) have introduced a bipartisan bill to support our National Wildlife Refuge System. The Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act, H.R.

Sep 11, 2017 Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY –  On Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 pm, U.S.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – This week U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), a member of House Democratic leadership and the Judiciary Committee, along with U.S. Representative Trey Gowdy (SC-4), a Republican member of the Judiciary Committee, introduced the “Renew Act,” a bipartisan measure to reduce corrections costs and help young ex-offenders become productive citizens.

Mar 6, 2017 Event


If your family earned less than $53,505 last year, you may even qualify for over $6,000 in credit or cash back from the IRS through Earned Income Tax Credit- or EITC.  Here are the basics:





Mar 2, 2017 Event

A community town hall meeting to discuss future flood control plans and the Jamaica Bay Reformulation draft report with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

When:  Thursday, March 2 at 7:00pm
Where: Beraca Baptist Church - 9602 Flatlands Avenue

Space is limited. Kindly R.S.V.P. by calling 718-237-2211.

Feb 26, 2017 Event

Congressman Jeffries is hosting a community town hall meeting on Sunday, February 26 at 4:15 p.m. to discuss President Trump's immigration policies at Baitul Mamur Masjid & Community Center located at 1033 Glenmore Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11208 

Jan 6, 2017 In The News

Two New Yorkers running for president (three if you count Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders)—what could be better?

Well, just about anything, it turns.