Press Release

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 […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on White House Once Again Attacking DREAMers

November 2, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the announcement from the White House and congressional Republicans that they would not support relief for DREAMers this year: “Unless Republicans can keep the government open without Democratic votes, this is not their decision to make. I have yet to […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Nomination of Jerome H. Powell as Chair of the Federal Reserve

November 2, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump nominated Jerome H. Powell as the next chair of the Federal Reserve: “The chair of Federal Reserve plays a vital role in our economy, serving as a major regulator of our nation’s financial institutions. Given this immense responsibility, […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Republicans’ Plan to Raise Taxes on Hardworking Families

November 2, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on House Republican’s tax bill that will increases taxes on middle class families, while saddling future generations with massive debt: “The Republican tax plan is little more than a political scam. It would levy considerable debt onto our children in order to provide lavish benefits to the […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on the Start of Open Enrollment

November 1, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the start of the open enrollment period for 2018: “Today marks the beginning of the open enrollment period – the window of time where Americans can purchase health care coverage through state and federal exchanges. It is imperative that those who need coverage take […]