Politician Info
A+ Hakeem Jeffries (D - NY) DECRIMINALIZE

Holds office U.S. House District 8

Candidate in race for U.S. House District 8 (D) on Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Comments

"We have an overcriminalization problem in America. We have a mass incarceration problem in America. We have a prison industrial complex in America. It doesn’t advance public safety and it hurts economic development. It has ruined individuals, ruined lives, ruined families and ruined communities, particularly in communities of color. It’s time to end the federal cannabis prohibition. It’s time to deschedule it. It’s time to decriminalize marijuana. It’s time to invest in communities in a way that makes sense, both from a public safety standpoint as well as a fairness, equity and justice standpoint. It’s time to pass the MORE act."  4/1/22

"Failed war on drugs began in 1971. Leading to mass incarceration epidemic. It's time to reverse the damage."
5/7/18 

Votes
2019: MORE Act Judiciary Committee Vote
Yes
2019: The SAFE Banking Act, HR 1595
Yes
2019: Blumenauer/McClintock/Norton Amendment to Protect Legalization
Yes
2016: Veterans Equal Access Amendment
Yes
2015: Rohrabacher/Farr Amendment to Protect Medical
Yes
2015: McClintock/Polis Amendment to Protect Legalization
Yes
Contact Hakeem Jeffries

Email: info@jeffriesforcongress.com

Web: https://hakeemjeffries.com/

Phone: 202-225-5936

Address

2433 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

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