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Chairman Crowley on the Republican Attempt to Force a National Concealed Carry Law on Americans

November 29, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on a Republican bill that would force a universal concealed carry law on Americans: “Americans overwhelmingly want Congress to pursue commonsense gun safety measures that will prevent mass shootings and violence in our churches, our schools, our communities, and our homes. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Resolution Mandating Sexual Harassment Awareness Training

November 29, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House passed a resolution mandating that all members and staff receive annual sexual harassment awareness training: “It is clear how pervasive the problem of sexual harassment and assault is in the American workforce, including the halls of Congress. That […]

Chairman Crowley on Retirement of Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez

November 28, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) announced his intention to retire at the end of this Congress: “Luis Gutiérrez has been an incredible friend, a fierce advocate, and a passionate voice for his constituents. I am so proud to have served […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Target Haitians for Deportation

November 21, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump announced plans to deport 60,000 Haitians with long-standing ties to the United States: “President Trump’s anti-immigrant bias is once against putting our communities and economy at risk. The decision to end Temporary Protected Status for Haitians with long-standing […]

Chairman Crowley on the Trump Administration’s Inadequate Supplemental Disaster Funding Request

November 20, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the inadequate supplemental disaster funding request from President Trump’s White House: “The people of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Texas, Florida, and California are still suffering, and this supplemental disaster funding request from President Trump is wholly inadequate to […]

House Democrats on Department of Homeland Security Decision to Reconsider Rejected DACA Applications

November 16, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – Leading House Democrats issued the statements below after the Department of Homeland Security announced its decision to reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension by the deadline but were rejected after delays by the U.S. Postal Service and at agency receiving locations. This decision comes after House Democrats, led […]

House Democrats on Department of Homeland Security Decision to Reconsider Rejected DACA Applications

November 16, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – Leading House Democrats issued the statements below after the Department of Homeland Security announced its decision to reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension by the deadline but were rejected after delays by the U.S. Postal Service and at agency receiving locations. This decision comes after House Democrats, led […]