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NY Observer: Hakeem Jeffries Calls For FBI Manpower to Solve Brooklyn Stabbings

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Rep. Jeffries Applauds Interfaith Medical Center Bankruptcy Clearance

Brooklyn, NY – Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement after a federal judge approved Interfaith Medical Center’s restructuring plan and cleared the hospital of bankruptcy: “Time and time again, the Interfaith Medical Center found itself on life support over the last year.  The community never gave up, and together we fought for our […]

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Rep. Jeffries Calls Upon FBI To Assist NYPD In East New York Manhunt

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NY1: Advocates Upset About High Arrest Numbers in Black, Latino Areas for Marijuana Possession

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BK Reader: Jeffries Calls On NYPD To Address Ongoing Racial Disparity In Marijuana Arrests

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is calling on New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton to reform the New York City Police Department’s marijuana arrest policy. On Tuesday, Jeffries, along with members of the Drug Policy Alliance and community advocates, held a press conference outside of One Police Plaza, calling on the police department to address the racial disparity […]

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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries And Community Advocates Call On NYPD Commissioner Bratton To Reform Marijuana Arrest Policy

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NYCEDC And Mayor’s Office of Recovery And Resiliency Announce Request For Proposals To Conduct Study Examining Flood Protection Strategies For Coney Island Creek

Coney Island Creek Presents Significant Flood Risk to Area Residents and Businesses, as Seen During Hurricane Sandy Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) Director Daniel Zarrilli today announced a request for proposals, issued by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), seeking a team of experts to conduct a detailed feasibility study of […]

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Queens Chronicle: Jeffries meets the press in Brooklyn

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