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Chairman Crowley Statement on Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s Resignation

September 29, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned: “Secretary Price showed a complete disregard for taxpayer money and a serious lack of judgement by chartering private planes. This type of behavior is irresponsible and unacceptable. Secretary Price’s resignation is entirely […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Congressional Republicans Putting Americans at Risk by Allowing Expiration of Key Health Care Programs

September 29, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Republicans’ failure to extend critical health care programs designed to provide access to primary care and keep children healthy ahead of an October 1 deadline: “Despite holding majorities in both the House and Senate, congressional Republicans are effectively unable to […]

Chairman Crowley and Rep. Gutiérrez Request Meeting with Defense Secretary Mattis to Discuss Emergency Aid to Puerto Rico

September 28, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) wrote to Defense Secretary James Mattis to request an urgent meeting to discuss the crisis in Puerto Rico.  The Island is still without power, food, fuel, water, and adequate medical supplies a week after Hurricane […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Ryan-McConnell Tax Framework

September 27, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement on the tax framework released today by congressional Republicans: “This is not tax reform – it’s a thinly-veiled attempt to slash taxes for the wealthy while leaving the middle class, working families, and […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Graham-Cassidy Bill Being Pulled from Senate Floor

September 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans said they will not bring their latest version of Trumpcare, the Graham-Cassidy bill, to the Senate floor: “Similar to all Republican efforts so far to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the Graham-Cassidy bill would significantly harm seniors, working […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on National Voter Registration Day

September 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of National Voter Registration Day: “On National Voter Registration Day, we honor the legacy of civil rights leaders who fought to secure Americans’ right to vote and remember the great responsibility all Americans have to participate in our democracy. […]

Chairman Crowley Calls for Action to Help Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands in the Wake of Devastating Hurricanes

September 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement calling for urgent assistance for Puerto and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma: “Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are in crisis. The federal government and Congress must do significantly more to ensure that […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Senate Republicans’ Attack on Health Care

September 25, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the devastating impacts of the Graham-Cassidy health care repeal bill: “This is the worst version of Trumpcare congressional Republicans have put forward yet. It would fundamentally worsen health care in our country – putting at risk those with pre-existing conditions, […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Rosh Hashanah

September 20, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in celebration of Rosh Hashanah, which begins today at sundown: “L’Shanah Tovah to all those celebrating in Queens, the Bronx, and across the country. Rosh Hashanah is a time for reflection, repentance, and renewal. It is also a time to look […]