Representative Hakeem Jeffries's Public Statements


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
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
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8/14/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Death of Eric Garner 8/12/14 At NYC Urban Future Lab, Gillibrand, Jeffries, Adams Announce Federal Bill to Help Launch Innovative Brooklyn Small Businesses, Bring High-Tech Innovation to the Marketplace 8/03/14 FOX "Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace" - Transcript: Executive Power 8/01/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, The Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5272, Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules 7/30/14 Rep. Jeffries Stands With Israel Before Thousands of New Yorkers 7/30/14 Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 676, Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions by the President; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 935, Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period From August 1, 2014, Through September 5, 2014 7/30/14 The Cancer of Anti-Semitism 7/29/14 Bipartisan Coalition of House Judiciary Committee Members Introduce the Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 7/28/14 Congressional Black Caucus 7/24/14 Progressive Caucus 7/23/14 The Blame Barack Obama Caucus 7/15/14 House Passes Bill That Supports The State Of Israel's Right To Defend Itself 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/24/14 Los Angeles Times - Lawmakers Seek Legal Aid for Youths Caught Crossing Southwest Border 6/23/14 DelBene, Jeffries and Other House Members Introduce Legislation to Provide Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/18/14 Extend Unemployment Insurance 6/18/14 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 6/17/14 Rep. Jeffries On Kidnapping Of Israeli Students: "Bring Back Our Boys" 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/05/14 BK Reader- Exclusive: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries On The Failure Of The House Of Representatives To Pass An Unemployment Extension Bill 6/03/14 Rep. Jeffries Applauds Interfaith Medical Center Bankruptcy Clearance 5/30/14 NY1: Advocates Upset About High Arrest Numbers in Black, Latino Areas for Marijuana Possession 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 5/28/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses 5/27/14 Rep. Hakeem Jeffries And Community Advocates Call On NYPD Commissioner Bratton To Reform Marijuana Arrest Policy 5/27/14 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule 5/16/14 NYCEDC And Mayor's Office of Recovery And Resiliency Announce Request For Proposals To Conduct Study Examining Flood Protection Strategies For Coney Island Creek 5/09/14 BDE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fix Coney Island shoreline 5/05/14 Jeffries, Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler Announce Army Corps Project To Protect Coney Island Shoreline Clears Important Hurdle 5/05/14 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler, Jeffries Announce Army Corps Project to Protect Coney Island Shoreline Clears Important Hurdle 5/02/14 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application 4/29/14 Bill To Preserve Brooklyn's Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Passes The House Of Representatives 4/28/14 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap 4/28/14 Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act 4/25/14 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding 4/24/14 The Warner Cable News NY1 - Congressman Pushes to Bring National Recognition to Brooklyn Park 4/22/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget 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 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013