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Chairman Crowley Statement on the 6th Anniversary of the End of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

September 20, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the 6th anniversary of the end of the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy: “Six years ago, ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ was dismantled, allowing gay and lesbian service members the opportunity to openly serve our country free from discrimination. As […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans’ Latest Health Care Bill

September 18, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Graham-Cassidy health care bill – the Senate’s latest iteration of Trumpcare: “This bill is the latest in a series of attempts by congressional Republicans to make health care demonstrably worse for millions of Americans. It is a disgrace and […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month: “During Hispanic Heritage Month, we pay tribute to the rich history, culture, and contributions of the Latino community in America. From the arts to the economy, Latinos have enriched our culture and brought creativity and innovation to […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Launch

September 15, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after North Korea’s ballistic missile launch: “This launch is the latest in a series of actions that further isolates North Korea and jeopardizes peace and stability in the region. The sanctions imposed this week by the UN Security Council were a […]

Chairman Crowley, House Democrats Launch “Jobs for America” Task Forces

September 13, 2017

(Washington, DC) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) today announced the launch of the “Jobs for America” task forces – a unified effort from House Democrats to craft a real legislative agenda for America that will benefit the hardest-working Americans and middle-class families in Queens, the Bronx, and across the nation. The task forces will […]

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Chabot Call for Suspension of Military Training in Burma

September 11, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Congressman Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) issued the following statement on the violence in Burma: “We are horrified by the ongoing situation in the Rakhine State, Burma. In particular, with hundreds of thousands fleeing, we’re deeply concerned by numerous reports that Burma’s military is not exercising […]

Chairman Crowley Pushes for Health Care Protections, Immigrant Rights in Government Funding Bill

September 8, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) introduced a series of amendments to the government funding bill that would defend middle class families against Republican attempts to undermine vital health care and immigration priorities. The Crowley amendments would, among other provisions, secure critical provisions of the Affordable Care Act and prohibit government […]

Democrats Call on Speaker Ryan to Establish a Select Committee on the Rise of White Supremacy and Domestic Terrorism

September 7, 2017

(Washington, DC) – Today, leading House Democrats called on Speaker Paul Ryan to establish a Select Committee on the Rise of White Supremacy and Domestic Terrorism. The letter to Speaker Ryan was led by Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and signed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Assistant Democratic Leader James […]