Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

Representing the 9th District of New York
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Welcome, and thank you for visiting my official website. It is an honor to represent one of the most ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse communities in this great country; the new Ninth Congressional District of New York.

This new website will serve as an online office, keeping constituents updated on my work in Congress.  The new website has a number of new features including an e-news sign up, press clips, tour requests, a vote tracker, and even links to my Twitter and Facebook accounts.  All of these resources will allow us to keep in touch so I may serve you better. I hope you find the website informative and a good way to stay updated on the ways I am working to serve the residents of Brooklyn.

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Aug 18, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D.

Aug 15, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the reversal of Department of Defense guidelines for the hairstyles of service members in each branch of the military that would have prohibited many hairstyles worn by African-American women.

Aug 11, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement about her concerns that many of the 50,000 unaccompanied children from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador at the border of the United States and Mexico have been denied access to legal counsel.

In The News

Aug 15, 2014 In The News

"Six members of New York’s state congress said at a press conference Thursday that they want the Justice Department to conduct a formal investigation into the death of Eric Garner.

Aug 15, 2014 In The News

"Several members of New York’s congressional delegation are urging the Department of Justice to investigate the death of a man put in a police chokehold, further complicating first-term Mayor

Aug 14, 2014 In The News

"A half-dozen members of the city's congressional delegation say it's time to turn the chokehold death of Eric Garner into a federal case."