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Rep. Jeffries, Borough President Adams Address Potential Starrett City Sale and Donald Trump’s Role as Part Owner

BROOKLYN, NY –  On Sunday, September 10 at 2:00 pm, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), a member of House Democratic leadership whose district includes Starrett City, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, State Senator Roxanne Persaud, District Leader Nikki Lucas and residents discussed the potential sale of Starrett City.  As the largest federally-subsidized housing development in the nation, […]

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Brooklyn Reader: Rep. Jeffries Holds Outdoor Office Hours for Bed-Stuy Residents

Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-8) meets with a Bed-Stuy resident during his “Congress on the Corner” series On Thursday, May 28, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-8) was at Fulton Park in Bed-Stuy for one of his “Congress on the Corner” meet ups, an opportunity for residents of his district to discuss one-on-one with the congressman the issues that […]

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries explains Brooklyn’s progress

According to U.S. Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn), “Brooklyn continues to be on the rise.” In an exclusive interview with this reporter, Jeffries discussed his views on the borough’s need for safe affordable housing and preservation of diversity. He also highlighted Brooklyn’s steps toward the goal of an equal application of the law. The congressman gave his […]

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Queens Chronicle: Jeffries meets the press in Brooklyn

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Queens Chronicle: Reps to meet with HUD over Sandy aid

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Canarsie Courier: Jeffries Hosts Special Forum For City’s Weeklies

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Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Co-Sponsored By Rep. Jeffries Passes The House

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 3370, the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Rep. Jeffries is an original cosponsor of H.R. 3370, which passed the House 306 – 91 on March 4, 2014: “The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act will halt premium rate increases […]

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Our Time Press: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries 2014 State of the District Address

It was an event full of all the pomp and circumstance attendant with a congressional office. Representative Hakeem Jeffries’ first congressional State of the District Address attracted constituents, elected officials, and youth who filled the auditorium at Boys and Girls high school. Describing his first year in office month-by-month, Jeffries said he “did everything to […]

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East Brooklyn – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Speaks To After State of District Address

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