Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Press Releases

Jan 13, 2013 Press Release
Brooklyn, NY – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released a letter that he recently sent to B. Todd Jones, Acting Director of The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) requesting a meeting to discuss the illegal trafficking of guns into New York City. He was joined by City Councilman Al Vann, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Assemblywoman Annette Robinson and other community leaders in denouncing the escalating gun violence experienced this week and calling for a greater level of governmental intervention.
Jan 8, 2013 Press Release

Washington, D.C. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) cast an important vote in support of a measure that passed the House 354-67 on January 3, 2013 authorizing the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which is under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to raise the borrowing authority by $9.7 billion in order to cover claims by Superstorm Sandy victims.

Jan 3, 2013 Press Release
113th Congress Freshmen Class on the steps of the United States Capitol Building.

The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.