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. […]

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 […]