Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York

Press Releases

Nov 8, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, NYToday, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement on the nomination of Loretta Lynch for United States Attorney General:

Nov 6, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY– Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement on the appointment of Ben Tucker as the First Deputy Commissioner of the NYPD:

Nov 5, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY– Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement on the appointment of Ben Tucker as the First Deputy Commissioner of the NYPD:

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Nov 1, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement on the resignation of NYPD Chief Phillip Banks III:

Oct 29, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, NY – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8), joined by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, United Community Baptist Church Pastor Connis Mobley and other community leaders, launched an effort to assist houses of worship severely damaged by Superstorm Sandy two years ago on this day. 

Oct 24, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement in the aftermath of the first confirmed case of Ebola in New York:

Oct 20, 2014 Press Release

BROOKLYN, NY: Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement condemning the act of vandalism of the 9/11 Memorial in Coney Island, New York on October 17.   

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Oct 1, 2014 Press Release

New York, NY - Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement concerning the resignation of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson in the aftermath of unprecedented security breaches surrounding President Obama and the White House.

Sep 16, 2014 Press Release
The bipartisan bill, H.R. 5108, will provide pro bono assistance to inventors, small businesses and start-ups through a patent and trademark training program at law schools around the nation.

WASHINGTON – In a moment of refreshing bipartisan collaboration, yesterday evening the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 5108 (327 – 22).

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