Congressman Hakeem Jeffries

Representing the 8th District of New York


Feb 18, 2013 Video
Congressman Hakeem Jeffries interviewed with NY1 reporter, Jeanine Ramirez, on the letter he recently sent to Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President of the National Rifle Association, in response to his outrageous claims regarding the conditions of southern Brooklyn in the immediate aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Feb 13, 2013 Video
On February 13, 2013 Congressman Hakeem Jeffries questioned Mr. Douglas Elmendorf, Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) at the 1st House Budget Committee hearing of the 113th Congress on the economic progress that has been made over the last four years and the future of the American economy.
Feb 7, 2013 Video
On February 4, 2013, Congressman Jeffries and Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) led Members of the Congressional Black Caucus in speaking on the importance of comprehensive immigration reform and on the diversity within the immigrant community in America.
Feb 6, 2013 Video
On February 5, 2013, Rep. Jeffries questioned witnesses testified on immigration reform proposals and what needed to be included in a comprehensive immigration bill.
Jan 24, 2013 Video
On January 23, 2013 Congressman Hakeem Jeffries made remarks on the House Floor addressing the non-nonsensical and unconstitutional GOP idea to withhold Congressional pay until a budget has been finalized, otherwise known as the "No Budget/NoPay" proposal.
Jan 16, 2013 Video

On January 15, 2013, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries spoke on the House Floor  encouraging passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act. H.R. 152. This bill will provide much needed financial relief for many families, communities and small businesses that are suffering from the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy.