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Chairman Crowley on FBI Director James Comey

May 10, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s decision to fire FBI Director James Comey: “Director Comey’s dismissal is extremely troubling. President Trump fired the man investigating him and his cohorts. I strongly support calls for the appointment of a special prosecutor.”

Chairman Crowley on Passage of Disastrous Republican Health Care Bill

May 4, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans voted for a health care bill that would make coverage significantly more expensive and of less quality for million Americans. “This was a terrible day for our country. The American people have made clear, over and over again, […]

Chairman Crowley on Senate Vote Making It Harder for Working Americans to Save

May 4, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Senate, using the Congressional Review Act, made it harder for millions of working Americans to save for retirement: “I’m disappointed Senate Republicans passed legislation today that would make it significantly harder for millions of Americans to save for retirement […]

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Bera Urge International Basketball Federation to Change Discriminatory Policy Against Sikh Players

May 3, 2017

(Washington, DC) – Ahead of the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) long-awaited decision on its discriminatory policy requiring players to remove articles of faith, such as turbans, during play, House Democratic Chairman Rep. Joe Crowley, Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.) and 27 House Democrats have sent a letter to the federation stating their strong support for a […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Introduction of the Equality Act

May 2, 2017

(Washington, DC) –House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) joined his colleagues today to reintroduce the Equality Act, which would extend permanent protections prohibiting discrimination to LGBT Americans. “Discrimination against LGBT Americans cannot be tolerated. The Equality Act would provide much needed protections for our fellow Americans so no one has to wonder if they […]

Chairman Crowley on Israeli Independence Day

May 2, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley issued the following statement on Israeli Independence Day: “Today, the people of Israel are celebrating Yom Ha’atzmaut, 69 years after the founding of the State of Israel in 1948. In the decades since, Israel has developed into a modern, democratic, and technologically advanced country that has […]

Chairman Crowley, Congressman Costello Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Address Looming Doctor Shortage

May 2, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Congressman Ryan Costello (R-Penn.) announced today the reintroduction of legislation to expand the current cap on the number of Medicare-supported training slots for doctors, helping to ensure teaching hospitals can meet the growing demands for physicians as our nation faces a looming doctor shortage. […]