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Chairman Crowley on Net Neutrality Repeal

December 14, 2017

(Queens, NY) — House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission voted to dismantle net neutrality protections: “A free and open internet has been a driving force of American ingenuity. The FCC’s decision to end net neutrality will not just restrict Americans’ ability to innovate, it will […]

Crowley Statement on the Fifth Anniversary of Sandy Hook

December 14, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, which claimed the lives of 20 children and six educators on December 14, 2012: “I will never forget the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. It was one of the […]

Chairman Crowley, Rep. Speier Call for Investigation of Sexual Misconduct, Harassment by President Trump

December 13, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) urged the U.S. Office of Government Ethics to investigate credible claims of inappropriate sexual harassment committed by President Donald Trump. At least 19 women have come forward to accuse President Trump of harassment, unwanted touching, and other sexual misconduct. However, […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Hanukkah

December 12, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the beginning of Hanukkah: “Tonight, Jewish people in Queens, the Bronx, and all over the world will light menorahs to begin the celebration of Hanukkah. This festival of lights celebrates the enduring spirit of the Jewish people and the power […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Pentagon’s Decision to Allow Transgender Individuals to Serve in the Military

December 11, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the Pentagon announcement that it will allow transgender individuals to serve in the military beginning in January 1, 2018: “This is welcome news for the thousands of transgender individuals currently serving in our military and those who aim to serve […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on November Jobs Report

December 8, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley released the following statement on the November jobs report: “Republicans lack vision on how to create an economy that lifts up working and middle-class families. Their to-the-brink style of governing has once again brought the country to the precipice of a shutdown. The tax plan they’ve […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Inadequate Government Funding Bill

December 7, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House voted for a continuing resolution that doesn’t address the country’s most pressing needs: “I am opposed to the Republicans’ continuing resolution. It fails to provide thousands of children with access to health care or lift up our teetering […]

Chairman Crowley Applauds Passage of House Resolution Calling for New Sanctions on Burma

December 6, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) applauded the passage of H.Con.Res.90, a resolution he authored along with Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), condemning the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people and calling for the Trump administration to impose sanctions on the Burma security services responsible for rights abuses. The measure passed the […]

Chairman Crowley on Passage of Republican Bill to Force a National Concealed Carry Law on Americans

December 6, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House approved a Republican bill that would force a universal concealed carry law on Americans: “Today, Republicans in Congress failed to protect Americans and reduce the horror and heartbreak of gun violence. “This NRA-approved bill is far from a […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Impeachment Vote

December 6, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the House vote to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump: “I am one of many Americans that’s disappointed in the direction President Trump has taken our country, and I have grave concerns about his leadership, his policies, and his judgement. […]