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Hakeem Jeffries' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Hakeem Jeffries
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Working Families, Democratic for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kennisandra; 2 Children
Birth Date: 08/04/1970
Birth Place: Crown Heights, NY
Home City: Prospect Heights, NY
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
June 18, 2014 Extend Unemployment Insurance
June 5, 2014 BK Reader- Exclusive: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries On The Failure Of The House Of Representatives To Pass An Unemployment Extension Bill
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 7, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Urges The House To Renew Unemployment Insurance For Over 2 Million Americans
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 13, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Addresses Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 9, 2014 The Congressional Progressive Caucus
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 2, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus' Hour of Power
Nov. 18, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus - Hunger in America
Sept. 4, 2013 Letter to Commissioner Mathew Wambua, NY Department of Housing Preservation and Development - Section 8 Housing
Aug. 21, 2013 Rep. Jeffries, Community Leaders Call For Preservation Of Health Services At Interfaith Medical Center
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
June 3, 2013 Congressional Black Caucus
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
July 18, 2012 Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Help Low-Income Defendants Meet Bail Requirements
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Housing
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Job Creation
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