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Rep. Jeffries Statement on Today’s Supreme Court’s Decision to Allow nationwide Health Care Subsidies

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on today’s Supreme Court’s decision to allow nationwide health care subsidies: “President Obama’s health care law is one of the most important pieces of legislation of our generation. It has provided vital health insurance to […]

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Rep. Jeffries Applauds Interfaith Medical Center Bankruptcy Clearance

Brooklyn, NY – Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) released the following statement after a federal judge approved Interfaith Medical Center’s restructuring plan and cleared the hospital of bankruptcy: “Time and time again, the Interfaith Medical Center found itself on life support over the last year.  The community never gave up, and together we fought for our […]

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Queens Chronicle: Jeffries meets the press in Brooklyn

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

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Brooklyn Daily Eagle: Jeffries talks health care, immigration, Sandy at reporters’ roundtable

Central Brooklyn is facing a health care crisis with hospitals hemorrhaging money and “an infusion of resources” is needed to solve the problem, U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries told reporters during a roundtable discussion in his downtown Brooklyn office Thursday morning. Jeffries (D-Bedford-Stuyvesant-Canarsie- Brighton Beach) pointed to the troubled financial situations at Long Island College Hospital […]

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NY1: Interfaith Supporters Want Federal Funds to Ensure Facility’s Future

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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 EastBrooklyn.com After State of District Address

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