Representative Hakeem Jeffries's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic
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7/23/15 Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/14/15 Bipartisan House Coalition Launches Caucus Aimed at Criminal Justice Reform 7/13/15 Congressional Black Caucus 7/09/15 Confederate Battle Flag Symbolism 7/09/15 Detroit News - S.C. Governor Signs Bill to Remove Confederate Flag 7/09/15 Rep. Jeffries statement on the House Republican disgraceful embrace of the confederate battle flag 7/08/15 House Passes Jeffries Amendment to Abolish Confederate Flags From Public Buildings Throughout the Nation 7/07/15 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/25/15 Rep. Jeffries statement on today's Supreme Court's decision to allow nationwide health care subsidies 6/24/15 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities 6/23/15 Letter to President Barrack Obama - Call for Greater Transparency in Political Spending 6/18/15 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Tragic Shooting at South Carolina's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church 6/10/15 Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank 6/10/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act 6/09/15 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Pirate Radio Broadcasting 6/04/15 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the FBI Warrantless Aerial Surveillance Program 6/03/15 Letter to James Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Explain Surveillance Program 6/03/15 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 6/01/15 The Congressional Black Caucus 5/29/15 The Brooklyn Reader - Rep. Jeffries Holds Outdoor Office Hours for Bed-Stuy Residents 5/28/15 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Importance of Ride-Sharing Services in New York City 5/27/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention 5/26/15 Governor Cuomo Announces $30 Million for Summer Youth Employment 5/22/15 The Root - NY Rep. Blasts Black Conservative Sheriff Who Blames "Underclass' Behavior for Police Violence 5/21/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy 5/21/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Study on Forced Arbitration 5/19/15 Members of New York Congressional Delegation Join Governor Cuomo's Raise the Age Campaign 5/13/15 Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015 5/12/15 Governor Cuomo Announces $141.3 Million to Build and Preserve Affordable Housing Across the State 5/07/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members 4/29/15 CNN - N.Y. Rep. Jeffries Wants National Ban on Police Chokeholds 4/28/15 Rep. Jeffries, National Action Network & Mother of Eric Garner Announce Legislation Outlawing Law Enforcement Use of Chokeholds 4/27/15 CBS New York - Congressman Calls For Federal Law Against Police Chokeholds 4/24/15 Letter to Stephen Ostroff, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Labeling Generic Drugs 4/23/15 Rep. Jeffries Statement on the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch As Attorney General of the United States 4/21/15 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries Seeks Solutions for the Country, Keeps Brooklyn at Heart 4/16/15 Top US Lawmakers to Discuss Police Killings as Reform Momentum Builds 4/16/15 Top US Lawmakers to Discuss Police Killings as Reform Momentum Builds 4/16/15 Joint Release: Bipartisan Group of House Lawmakers Reintroduce The Innovation Protection Act 4/15/15 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor, and Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - President's Executive Order on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces 4/14/15 Opening Our Eyes to the Epidemic of Police Violence in America 4/02/15 Brooklyn Daily Eagle - Obama Signs Slain Officer Family Support Act 4/01/15 President Obama Signs Slain Officer Family Support Act of 2015 Into Law 4/01/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Continued Support for the Two-State Solution 3/25/15 Slain Officer Family Support Act of 2015 3/25/15 Rep. Jeffries Urges New York Governor to Support Music Production Tax Credit to Help State Remain Competitive in the Music Industry 3/24/15 Rep. Jeffries, Seven House Members, Call for Inspector General Investigation Into FEMA Flood Insurance Fraud Debacle 3/23/15 Women's History Month 3/23/15 Letter to Chairman John Carer and Ranking Member Lucille Roybal-Allard, Subcomittee on Homeland Security: Bipartisan Effort to Secure Funding for New York's Homeland Security Needs