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Hakeem Jeffries' Public Statements

Full Name: Hakeem Jeffries
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 8, Democratic
First 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
Date Title
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 24, 2014 Los Angeles Times - Lawmakers Seek Legal Aid for Youths Caught Crossing Southwest Border
June 23, 2014 DelBene, Jeffries and Other House Members Introduce Legislation to Provide Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Extend Unemployment Insurance
June 18, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 17, 2014 Rep. Jeffries On Kidnapping Of Israeli Students: "Bring Back Our Boys"
June 17, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 5, 2014 BK Reader- Exclusive: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries On The Failure Of The House Of Representatives To Pass An Unemployment Extension Bill
June 3, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Applauds Interfaith Medical Center Bankruptcy Clearance
May 30, 2014 NY1: Advocates Upset About High Arrest Numbers in Black, Latino Areas for Marijuana Possession
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Rep. Hakeem Jeffries And Community Advocates Call On NYPD Commissioner Bratton To Reform Marijuana Arrest Policy
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 16, 2014 NYCEDC And Mayor's Office of Recovery And Resiliency Announce Request For Proposals To Conduct Study Examining Flood Protection Strategies For Coney Island Creek
May 9, 2014 BDE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fix Coney Island shoreline
May 5, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler, Jeffries Announce Army Corps Project to Protect Coney Island Shoreline Clears Important Hurdle
May 5, 2014 Jeffries, Schumer, Gillibrand, Nadler Announce Army Corps Project To Protect Coney Island Shoreline Clears Important Hurdle
May 2, 2014 Letter to Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation - Support for Vision Zero TIGER Application
April 29, 2014 Bill To Preserve Brooklyn's Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Passes The House Of Representatives
April 28, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus: Wealth Creation and the Opportunity Gap
April 28, 2014 Prison Ship Martyrs' Monument Preservation Act
April 25, 2014 Rep. Gregory W. Meeks Leads a New York Congressional Delegation Letter to HUD on Sandy Funding
April 24, 2014 The Warner Cable News NY1 - Congressman Pushes to Bring National Recognition to Brooklyn Park
April 22, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Department of Housing and Urban Development Rebuilding Budget
April 16, 2014 Sen. Markey and Rep. Jeffries Introduce Legislation To Examine and Prevent the Promotion of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech in Media
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 8, 2014 Congressional Black Caucus Budget
April 8, 2014 Business Insider - Patently Unfair: Why The Senate Must Act to Club the Trolls
April 7, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Urges The House To Renew Unemployment Insurance For Over 2 Million Americans
April 4, 2014 Pro-Growth Budgeting Act of 2013
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Transcript of Pelosi, House Democratic Leaders Press Availability on Ryan Republican Budget Cuts to Education
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Denounces Callous Republican Budget
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Rep. Jeffries Supports Availability of Halal Foods in NYC Public Schools
March 20, 2014 BMI - Songwriter Equity Act Gains Support in Congress
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 12, 2014 Faithful Executive of the Law Act of 2014
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
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