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Chairman Crowley Statement Ahead of Secretary Tillerson’s Trip to Burma

November 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement ahead of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s trip to Burma: “Secretary Tillerson should demand that serious action is taken to bring an immediate end to the persecution of the Rohingya people. The facts coming out of Burma are horrific – widespread sexual violence has been perpetrated against women […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Flood Insurance Vote in the House

November 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans approved an inadequate flood insurance program that hurts the middle class: “House Republicans approved a flood insurance program today that does nothing to address the real issues facing homeowners in flood-prone regions, such as Edgewater in my district. This bill will force middle-class […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Congressman Gene Green’s Retirement

November 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Congressman Gene Green’s decision to retire at the end of this Congress: “I am saddened to learn that my colleague and dear friend Gene Green will retire at the end of his term. Both Congress and the people of Texas […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Nomination of Alex Azar for HHS Secretary

November 13, 2017

(Queens, NY) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the nomination of Alex Azar as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary: “President Trump’s administration continues to destabilize and sabotage our nation’s health care system – putting millions of Americans at risk of losing access to quality and affordable […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Veterans Day

November 9, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on Veterans Day: “This Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who dedicated themselves to defending their fellow Americans and upholding the unique values that make our country great. “To honor their patriotism, I will fight for the services and care […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the 79th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

November 9, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, on the 79th anniversary of Kristallnacht, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), issued the following statement reaffirming his commitment to combatting anti-Semitism, discrimination, and hatred: “Today we honor the memories of the 6 million men, women, and children whose lives were stolen because of the bigotry, hatred, and anti-Semitism of the […]

Ways and Means Republicans Reject Chairman Crowley Amendment to Provide Much-Needed Tax Relief to Renters

November 8, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee rejected an amendment offered by House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) to provide tax relief to renters in Queens, the Bronx, and across the country. Chairman Crowley’s amendment would have created a tax credit to help “rent-burdened” Americans – those who pay […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs

November 6, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas that killed at least 26 and injured 30 individuals: “Another senseless act of gun violence occurred today, this time while parishioners gathered to pray. I am heartbroken by this tragedy and stand with those mourning […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republicans Playing Political Games with Children’s Health

November 3, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) –  House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the House vote on the Children’s Health Insurance Program: “Millions of children and their families are desperately waiting for congressional Republicans to abandon their political games and extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program. CHIP is a life-saving initiative that ensures sick children receive care – regardless of […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the October Jobs Report

November 3, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the October jobs report: “Yesterday, House Republicans released a tax plan that would decimate the middle class, put seniors and disabled veterans at risk, and further shackle college students to the burden of loan debt. This is not sound economic […]