Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Press Releases

Oct 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – On September 4, 2019, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus and a member of the House Judiciary and Budget committees, released the following statement on his sponsorship of a series of bills designed to drive down healthcare costs and expand coverage for everyday Americans: 

Jul 2, 2019 Press Release

NEW YORK – Earlier today, U.S. Representatives Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), Jerry Nadler (NY-10), Nydia M. Velázquez (NY-07), Carolyn Maloney (NY-12), Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09) and Max Rose (NY-11) hosted a press conference addressing the vile comments made by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents in reference to immigrants and Hispanic Members of Congress.

Jun 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) and Representative Doug Collins (GA-09) introduced the bipartisan “Terminating the Extension of Rights Misappropriated” (TERM) Act of 2019.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives in support of the Equality Act, which would prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

May 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Representative Doug Collins (R-GA), introduced the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act.

Apr 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, U.S.

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Apr 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) introduced the bipartisan and bicameral Fair Licensing Access for Governments (FLAG) Act. The legislation would allow government entities to obtain federal trademark protection for their flags, symbols, insignia and seals.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the bipartisan 21st Century Respect Act authored by Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) and Representative Steve Chabot (OH-01) passed the United States House of Representatives as a fully incorporated part of S.47, the Natural Resources Management Act.

Feb 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) a member of House Democratic leadership and the Judiciary Committee, released the following statement:

Jan 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) delivered a rousing speech nominating Nancy Pelosi as the next Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. The video of Jeffries’ speech can be seen below, as well as his full remarks as prepared for delivery.

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