Representative Hakeem Jeffries's Public Statements

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Full Name: Hakeem Jeffries
Current Office: U.S. House - District 8, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 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
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4/16/14 Sen. Markey and Rep. Jeffries Introduce Legislation To Examine and Prevent the Promotion of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech in Media 4/10/14 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance 4/09/14 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/08/14 Congressional Black Caucus Budget 4/08/14 Business Insider - Patently Unfair: Why The Senate Must Act to Club the Trolls 4/07/14 Rep. Jeffries Urges The House To Renew Unemployment Insurance For Over 2 Million Americans 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013 4/04/14 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Press Availability on Ryan Republican Budget Cuts to Education 4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 4/01/14 Rep. Jeffries Denounces Callous Republican Budget 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/27/14 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/26/14 Rep. Jeffries Supports Availability of Halal Foods in NYC Public Schools 3/20/14 BMI - Songwriter Equity Act Gains Support in Congress 3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/12/14 Faithful Executive of the Law Act of 2014 3/06/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind 3/06/14 House Passes Bill To Provide Financial Assistance For Ukraine 3/05/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Co-Sponsored By Rep. Jeffries Passes The House 3/05/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs 3/05/14 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Co-Sponsored By Rep. Jeffries Passes The House 2/26/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2804, All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014; Ad Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules 2/26/14 Rep. Jeffries Statement On The Songwriter Equity Act 2/20/14 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget 2/13/14 Rep. Jeffries Lauds HHS Decision To Grant $8 Billion Medicaid Waiver For New York State 2/11/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage 2/10/14 Congressional Black Caucus Addqresses Raising Debt Ceiling 1/30/14 Rep. Jeffries On NYC Settlement Of Stop And Frisk Lawsuit 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget 1/28/14 Rep. Jeffries Statement On President Obama's State Of The Union Address 1/27/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary, US Department of State - P-2 Refugee Status for Ahiska Turks 1/15/14 Rep. Jeffries, Tweleve House Colleagues Introduce The Hate Crime Reporting Act Of 2014 1/14/14 Canarsie, South Brooklyn Communities Added To NY Rising Community Reconstruction Program 1/13/14 Congressional Black Caucus Addresses Unemployment Benefits 1/09/14 The Congressional Progressive Caucus 1/09/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Immediate Vote to Extend Unemployment Insurance 12/23/13 Rep. Jeffries Lauds Decision To Keep Interfaith Medical Center Open 12/21/13 Rep. Jeffries On The Potential Closure Of Interfaith Medical Center 12/16/13 Rep. Jeffries Denounces Rise Of Anti-Semitism In The Ukraine 12/13/13 House and Senate Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Amend the Trademark Act of 1946 12/11/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance 12/05/13 Letter to Director Sylvia Burwell, Office of Management and Budget - Stop Innovation Tax 12/04/13 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage 12/02/13 Congressional Black Caucus' Hour of Power 11/25/13 Brooklyn Leaders Address Violence Connected To "Knockout Game"