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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Oct 21, 2014 Press Release

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on the settlement between the New York Civil Liberties Union and the State of New York in Hurrell-Harring v. New York that will require reform of the public defender program in parts of New York and hopefully form a model for the entire state.

Oct 17, 2014 Press Release

The New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, NYPD Transportation Chief Thomas Chan and Taxi & Limousine Commissioner Meera Joshi today announced the city's 25 Days to 25 mph campaign in advance of the new default speed limit lowering from 30 to 25 mph taking effect Friday, November 7th, or 25 days from yesterday.

Oct 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke and Congressman John Conyers, Ranking Member of the Committee on the Judiciary, released the following statement on the Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program, which will expedite the reunification of Haitian families and support safe and legal migration from Haiti to the United States.

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Oct 9, 2014 In The News

"Representatives of the Black Women’s Roundtable said a meeting with NFL executives on Wednesday was productive, and just the start of a conversation.

Oct 9, 2014 In The News

"Two Brooklyn House of Representatives members vowed action to ensure that the U.S.

Sep 30, 2014 In The News

A meeting has been scheduled Wednesday between the National Football League and representatives of the Black Women’s Roundtable, which had questioned the lack of diversity on a domestic violence ad