Yahoo Finance: Reps. Doug Collins and Hakeem Jeffries Presented with Colson Advocate Award by Prison Fellowship

Washington, D.C., Dec. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest outreach to prisoners, former prisoners, and their families, and a leading advocate for criminal justice reform, presented the 2019 Charles Colson Advocate of Hope Award to Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) for their work on the FIRST STEP Act and its eventual passage in December […]

Bklyner: Much Needed $9 Million Is Given to Southern Brooklyn to Upgrade Bus Network

SOUTHERN BROOKLYN – Southern Brooklyn bus commuters rejoice: the U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $9 million in federal funding to improve bus safety and accessibility in the area, Congressman Max Rose, who represents Staten Island and Southern Brooklyn, announced at a press conference yesterday. “Four months ago, we organized and called on the federal government to listen […]

New York Daily News: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries welcomes Bloomberg to ‘more the merrier’ Democratic presidential race

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries once led the fight against Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s signature “stop and frisk” policing policy. But the Democratic rising star from Brooklyn says he’s now willing to give the billionaire a second chance as a presidential hopeful. “The more the merrier,” Jeffries told the Daily News Editorial Board on Tuesday. “His entry into […]