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Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Decision to Shrink Our National Parks

December 4, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after President Trump announced plans to reduce the size of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments by a combined two million acres: “Americans have a right to access our nation’s public lands — pristine areas that inspire awe and, […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities: “Today we join millions of individuals and their families to promote the rights and wellbeing of persons with disabilities. “We have made tremendous progress, but much more needs to be done […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Retirement of Congressman Sander Levin

December 2, 2017

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Congressman Sander Levin (D-MI) announced his intention to retire from Congress: “Sandy Levin has dedicated his life to public service and will be long-remembered as a steadfast champion for hard-working families in Michigan and across America. His tireless pursuits on […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Republicans’ Higher Education Bill

December 2, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement after House Republicans introduced a hollow reauthorization of the Higher Education Act: “This proposal from House Republican is woefully inadequate. The Higher Education Act is an important piece of Civil Rights-era legislation that put within reach a college education for millions of Americans for the first […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Senate GOP Tax Scam

December 2, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after Senate Republicans approved a tax bill that will add $1 trillion to our deficit and put the American middle class on the road to financial ruin: “Fifty-one Republican senators voted against the best interests of their constituents and working men […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day 2017: “On World AIDS Day, we remember those we have lost and those who continue to live everyday with HIV/AIDS. We have come a long way in the prevention and treatment of this illness, but […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Michael Flynn

December 1, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on Michael Flynn: “Michael Flynn admitted today what many Americans have long suspected – the Trump campaign and administration believes themselves above the rule of law. That a senior campaign and White House official lied to the very agency focused on […]