Press Release

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 […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Terrorist Attack in Manhattan

October 31, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in lower Manhattan: “America is heartbroken after a needless act of terror took the lives of innocent men and women. This was a cowardly attack designed to inflict fear upon us. But no act of terrorism will […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on First Indictments from Special Counsel

October 30, 2017

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement on the indictments of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates: “Discovering the facts of how and why Russia interfered in the U.S. election is essential in maintaining our democracy and the rule of law. “This investigation must continue unobstructed by the White House. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on House Passage of Republican Budget

October 26, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after House Republicans passed a budget that will slash essential government investments that help expand the middle class, protect seniors, and keep our economy growing in order to give a massive tax cut to corporate special interests: “Congressional Republicans have abandoned […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Democratic Tax Principles

October 25, 2017

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the tax principles released today by Ways and Means Committee Democrats and Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-Mass.): “America’s working families and the middle class are desperate for tax relief. For far too long, families have felt as if the economy […]