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Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans’ Inability to Write a Healthcare Law That Doesn’t Strip Millions of Insurance Coverage

July 20, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office found that 22 million Americans would lose access to affordable and quality health care if Senate Republicans passed their latest version of Trumpcare: “It is blatantly evident that Republicans never had a vision for how to […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Latest Republican Effort to Strip 32 Million of Health Care Coverage

July 20, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Senate Republicans’ latest version of Trumpcare: “Congressional Republicans have failed each time they’ve put forward a new health care bill –and deservedly so, as stripping millions of Americans of their health […]

Chairman Crowley Announces the Reintroduction of On-The-Job Training Act

July 19, 2017

(Washington, DC) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced the reintroduction of the On-The-Job Training Act of 2017, legislation that will expand employment opportunities for New Yorkers and Americans. Crowley’s On-the-Job Training Act will authorize the Department of Labor to award competitive grants to establish and support on-the-job (OJT) training programs, which connect unemployed workers with local jobs […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Undisclosed Meeting Between Presidents Trump and Putin

July 19, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley released the following statement after reports surfaced that President Donald Trump held a second, undisclosed meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It is deeply concerning that the White House would purposefully conceal this second meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin – especially given the number of […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the House Republican Budget Proposal

July 19, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the release of the House Republican budget: “With this budget proposal, House Republicans have abandoned all pretense of putting forward policies that help working American families. Between rigid cuts that will jeopardize the health and well-being of our economy, austerity […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Defeat of a Republican Anti-Muslim Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act

July 14, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Democrats largely provided the votes to defeat an amendment from Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) calling for an unconstitutional study by the Department of Defense to review the preachings of Islamic leaders and “Islamic religious doctrines, concepts or schools of thought” […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Newest Version of Trumpcare from Senate Republicans

July 13, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans unveiled their latest version of Trumpcare: “Trumpcare has been a disaster since day one, and the latest version released today by Senate Republicans is no different. President Trump and the Republicans campaigned on the promise of repealing Obamacare. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans’ Anti-Transgender Amendment to Defense Authorization Bill

July 13, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Republican leaders announced they will allow a vote on an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would deny medically-necessary health care to transgender service members. The amendment, authored by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.), will serve as an effective […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republican Proposal to Fund Border Wall

July 11, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after reports indicated that Republicans will include funding in a forthcoming appropriations bill for a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border: “An expensive, ineffective wall along our southern border wasn’t sound policy when President Trump first proposed it, and House Republicans will […]