Skip to content
In the News

Queens Chronicle: Jeffries meets the press in Brooklyn

[[{“fid”:”836″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”Queens Chronicle – Rep. Jeffries”},”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“title”:”Queens Chronicle – Rep. Jeffries”,”style”:”height: 223px; width: 250px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px; float: left;”,”class”:”media-element file-full”}}]]“How do you download the power of the federal government into the district you represent?” That’s a key question Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-Brooklyn, Queens) has been asking himself and trying to answer as he serves […]

In the News

Business Insider: Patently Unfair: Why The Senate Must Act to Club the Trolls

The American patent system was enshrined by our founding fathers in the Constitution to promote innovation and the progress of science and the useful arts.1 Since that time, when functioning as originally intended, it has served to bolster U.S. entrepreneurship, economic advancement and employ millions of workers across the nation.2 As Members of Congress from […]

Press Release

Rep. Jeffries Urges The House To Renew Unemployment Insurance For Over 2 Million Americans

Washington – Today, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted 59 to 38 to renew unemployment insurance compensation: “The Senate has put partisan politics aside and courageously taken a substantial step forward on behalf of over two million long-term unemployed Americans.  It is now time for Speaker Boehner and […]

Press Release

Rep. Jeffries Denounces Callous Republican Budget

WASHINGTON –Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-8) issued the following statement today after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan released the fiscal year 2015 House Republican budget: “House Republicans have renewed their attack on working families, the middle class and seniors by putting forth another budget that callously balances itself on the backs of the most vulnerable […]

In the News

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 […]

In the News

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

[[{“fid”:”715″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:””},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/Broooklyn.jpg”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”height”:”351″,”style”:”width: 637px; height: 351px; float: left;”,”width”:”637″}}]]

In the News

DNAinfo: Gentrification a ‘Malignant Tumor’ in Poor Communities, Congressman Says

[[{“fid”:”688″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”DNAinfo – Paul DeBendetto “},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/RepHJ%2520-%2520SOTD.jpg”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”height”:”412″,”style”:”width: 300px; height: 199px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px; float: left;”,”title”:”DNAinfo – Paul DeBendetto “,”width”:”620″}}]]BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries promised Thursday to tackle gentrification and gun violence at the federal level in his first State of the District address in Bed-Stuy. Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd at Boys […]

In the News

BKNews12: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries delivers State of the District Thursday evening in Bedford-Stuyvesant

[[{“fid”:”699″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:””},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/StateAddressImage.png”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”height”:”395″,”style”:”width: 520px; height: 331px; border-width: 2px; border-style: solid; margin: 2px; float: right;”,”width”:”621″}}]] BROOKLYN – Hundreds of people filled the auditorium of Boys and Girls High School in Bed-Stuy Thursday evening for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries’ State of the District. The freshman congressman laid out his initiatives for the 8th District, including plans to push for gun control […]

In the News

The Brooklyn Reader:In State of the District Address, Jeffries Outlines Bold Plan for Saving Affordable Housing in Central Brooklyn

[[{“fid”:”701″,”view_mode”:”full”,”fields”:{“format”:”full”,”field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]”:””,”field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]”:”BK Reader 1″},”tagName”:”IMG”,”src”:”https%3A//edit-projects.45press.com/jeffries/sites/projects.45press.com/jeffries/files/wysiwyg_uploaded/BK%2520REader%25201.jpg”,”type”:”media”,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-element file-full”,”style”:”width: 400px; height: 270px; float: left;”,”title”:”BK Reader 1″}}]]Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-8) held his State of the District Address– his first since taking office— Thursday night to packed house of about 900 people at Bed-Stuy’s Boys and Girls High School, in which he offered a review of his most recent work in Congress […]