by Ross Barkan | February 24, 2015
Congressman Jeffries along with colleagues from the New York City congressional delegation gathered at Laguardia airport to denounce the potential GOP shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security.
by Rocco Parascandola, Larry McShane | February 18, 2015
Congressman Jeffries proposed legislation in a modest, but important attempt to heal in the aftermath of the inexplicable tragedy of the deaths of Detectives Ramos and Liu in Brooklyn.
by Amanda Terkel | January 6, 2015
Criminal justice reform will continue to be a top priority for Congressman Jeffries and other members of the Congressional Black Caucus in the 114th Congress.
by Katie Zezima | December 4, 2014
by Vivian Yee | December 3, 2014
Congressman Jeffries called for a federal investigation into the death of Eric Garner, citing the case as an example that equal protection under the law does not exist for all Americans.
by Sarah Ryley | October 9, 2014
Rep. Jeffries has consistently fought the NYPD’s ‘broken windows’ policing tactics, defending the civil rights of African-American and Latino New Yorkers
by Tierney Sneed | August 14, 2014
Congressman Jeffries, along with colleagues from the New York City Congressional Delegation, called on the U.S. Attorney General to intervene in the Garner case, and examine more broadly the impact of broken windows policing.
by Joseph Goldstein | August 13, 2014
After the tragic death of Eric Garner in August, Congressman Jeffries and colleagues from the New York Congressional Delegation pushed the Justice Department to open a federal inquiry into the case.
by Matt Sledge | August 12, 2014
A sneak peek into the world of congressional baseball and how Congressman Jeffries escapes from the pressures of the job in Washington.
by Jeanine Ramirez | August 11, 2014
Congessman Jeffries rallied to help rescue the state funding for Interfaith Medical Center, a hospital in Central Brooklyn upon which many of his constituents rely for care.