Representative Hakeem Jeffries's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic, Working Families for U.S. House - District 8
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7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/15/16 Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries & Republican Rep. Tom Marino Propose Copyright Claims Board to Help Artists Protect Their Life's Work 7/14/16 Rep. Jeffries Selected for House Task Force on Police-Community Relations 7/14/16 Chaffetz, Jeffries Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance FBI Whistleblower Protections 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House- Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Swalwell Leads Call for New Policy Regarding Cameras on House Floor 7/07/16 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 6/30/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, EPA - Urging EPA to Update Lead & Copper Rule 6/25/16 The New York Times - What to Do About Guns? John Lewis Revives Civil Rights Tactic 6/20/16 Letter to Commisioner Robert M. Califf, U.S. Food and Drug Administration- End Discriminatory Blood Ban on Gay and Bisexual Men 6/15/16 Dereliction of Duty 6/13/16 Rep. Nadler, Sen. Schumer, Rep. Jeffries and Army Corps Announce the Completion of Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project 6/13/16 Bridging the Divide: A Call to Action By the Congressional Black Caucus to Eliminate Racial Health Disparities 6/09/16 Letter to Michael Huerta, Administrator of the FAA- Meng Expresses Concern Over New Plan for Newark Airport that May Create Additional Airplane Noise Over Queens 6/08/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 6/08/16 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners 5/31/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives -Call on House Leadership to Lift Gun Violence Research Ban 5/26/16 Bipartisan Group Introduces Resolution Calling On E.U. To Fully Designate Hizballah As A Terrorist Organization 5/26/16 Bipartisan Group Introduces Resolution Calling on EU to Fully Designate Hizballah as a Terrorist Organization 5/25/16 Letter to the Honorable Thomas E. Perez, Secretary of the US Department of Labor - Call for More Diversity within Tech Industry 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/23/16 Democracy in Crisis 5/19/16 Payne, Jr., Nearly 90 Members Issue Joint Statement on Verizon Labor Negotiations 5/16/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus 5/16/16 Congressional Black Caucus 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors- Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/12/16 Rep. Jeffries Statement on Trayvon Martin's Killer Being Able to Profit from the Grizzly Killing that Took the 17-year Old Unarmed Boy's Life 5/11/16 U.S. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries & Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Urge City Hall to Increase Support for the NYC Summer Youth Employment Program 5/05/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States- Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order 5/04/16 Letter to President Obama - Calling on President Obama to Keep Sudan Humanitarian Crisis a High Priority 4/27/16 Reps. Jeffries, Gowdy, Butterfield, & Collins Lead Bipartisan Effort to Eliminate Deadly Synthetic Drug Abuse 4/27/16 Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 4/25/16 Letter to Thomas E. Wheeler, Chairman of the FCC- Reps. Yvette D. Clarke and Gene Green Urge FCC to Delay Further Action Until Completion of Impact Study 4/22/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Protect Creators' Intellectual Property Rights 4/21/16 In Recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the National Collegiate Honors Council 4/20/16 Let's Get Back to Doing America's Business 4/20/16 Rep. Jeffries statement on the placement of Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill 4/20/16 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies 4/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Jon Jarvis, Director, National Park Service - Urging NPS to Focus on Diversity 4/18/16 Congressional Black Caucus--Road to Ruin: House Republicans Fail on the Budget 4/15/16 Letter to Mr. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services- Reduce Financial Barriers to Vaccines 4/01/16 Menendez, Booker Join Colleagues, Former Members of Congress in Filing Amicus Brief in Support of President Obama's Clean Power Plan 3/31/16 Letter to the Hon. Jenny Yang, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Fight The Wage Gap 3/29/16 Honda Leads Congressional Letter in Support of Presidential Gun Violence Initiatives 3/29/16 Letter to Chairman Diaz-Balart and Ranking Member Price - Prioritize Family Homelessness Response and Expand Services 3/24/16 Letter to- The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman and The Honorable Rosa Delauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations- Minority AIDS Initiative 3/23/16 Letter to President Barack Obama- Opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership 3/23/16 Letter to the Hon. Tom Cole and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, House Appropriations Committee - Gun Violence Research Funding 3/23/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations Subcomittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable John Culbertson, Chairman of the Subcomittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Michael M. Honda, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Computer Science for All Funding

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