Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

News One Now: NY Rep. Co-Signs AG's Move To Reduce Drug-Related Sentences ...

Mar 14, 2014
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Jeffries News One Interview 3.14.14As previously reported by NewsOne, Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for a change in how federal sentencing guidelines are used to handle the cases of drug trafficking offenders. Under a new proposal, only the most-serious offenders would receive the tougher penalties under the law thus reducing sentences.

New York Congressman Hakeem Jeffries joined “NewsOne Now” Friday to share his thoughts on Holder’s plan to reduce some drug-related sentences.