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Rep. Jeffries, Twelve House Colleagues Introduce The Hate Crime Reporting Act Of 2014

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8), joined by twelve Members of the House of Representatives, introduced H.R. 3878, “The Hate Crime Reporting Act of 2014.”  This legislation will provide essential information on the presence of criminal activity and hate speech on the Internet. It has the support of 45 diverse advocacy groups. “The Internet […]

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Canarsie, South Brooklyn Communities Added To NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) and Assemblyman Nick Perry (AD-58) announced the addition of Canarsie, Marine Park, Mill Basin, Bergen Beach and Georgetown to the NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program. The program provides funding for rebuilding and redevelopment assistance to communities that were crippled by Superstorm Sandy and Hurricanes Irene and Lee. […]

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MSNBC: Why the bad jobs report?

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., explains why the bad December jobs numbers may not be as dire as they look on MSNBC. . Click on the image below to watch the full interview.  [[{“fid”:”686″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”MSNBC – Jobs Report”},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/MSNBC-%2520Bad%2520Jobs%2520Report.jpg”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”height”:”428″,”style”:”width: 580px; height: 318px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px;”,”title”:”MSNBC – Jobs Report”,”width”:”780″}}]]  

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Rep. Jeffries Statement On The Death Of Menachem Stark

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement in the wake of the death of Mr. Menachem Stark: “The New York Post crossed the line of journalistic decency with its sensational coverage of the death of Menachem Stark.   A wife has lost a husband.  Children have lost a father.  The community […]

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MSNBC: Presidential Pardons and Mandatory Minimums – Part 2

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MSNBC: Presidential Pardons and Mandatory Minimums – Part 1

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Rep. Jeffries Lauds Decision To Keep Interfaith Medical Center Open

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement on the postponement of Interfaith Medical Center’s closure: “The community is thankful that Governor Cuomo and the State Department of Health have recognized the need to continue supporting Interfaith Medical Center at this difficult moment. The hospital remains on life support, but today […]

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MSNBC: Rep. Jeffries on the Policy Agenda in Congress and the ACA

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