Representative Hakeem Jeffries's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic
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11/18/15 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - End Gun Violence Research Ban 10/28/15 Rep. Jeffries Statement on Third Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/13/15 Letter to Lieutenant General Stanley E. Clarke III, Director Air National Guard and Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Commander US Cyber Command - Cyber Security Squadron at 106th Air Rescue Wing 10/07/15 Future Forum 10/06/15 Rep. Jeffries Calls for House Judiciary Committee Hearing Into Online Fantasy Sports Industry 9/30/15 Do the Business of the American People 9/25/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/15/15 Reps. Jeffries & Clarke Seek Help From Obama Administration in Combating Gun Violence in NYC 8/26/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Small Business Lending Data 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 7/30/15 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary for the Department of Treasury - Retain Hamilton on Ten Dollar Bill 7/29/15 "Defend Trade Secrets Act" Introduced in House and Senate 7/23/15 Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act 7/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule 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 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 7/09/15 Confederate Battle Flag Symbolism 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 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act 6/10/15 Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank 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