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Chairman Crowley Introduces Billie Jean King Congressional Gold Medal Act to Honor Decades of Leadership

February 13, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) introduced the Billie Jean King Congressional Gold Medal Act to recognize King’s vast achievements and contributions to athletics, women’s rights, the LGBT community, and American culture. “Time and time again, Billie Jean King has broken barriers,” said Chairman Crowley. “Among the […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Reuniting Families Act

February 13, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after endorsing the Reuniting Families Act: “Our immigrant communities are under attack. President Trump’s deportation machine has waged an assault in our churches, in our schools, in our hospitals, and in our courtrooms, and he is now attempting to dismantle our family-based visa system. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Infrastructure Proposal

February 12, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s infrastructure proposal: “President Trump’s infrastructure proposal falls far short of the investment our country desperately needs and deserves. At a time when our bridges and roads are crumbling and our schools and hospitals are severely antiquated, the president’s empty proposal lacks vision. […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Budget

February 12, 2018

(Queens, N.Y.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump’s 2019 budget: “This isn’t a budget – it’s a plan to bankrupt the American middle class. “President Trump’s budget abandons the very men and women he promised to champion. It will leave children in crumbling schools that don’t prepare them […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on President Trump’s Hypocrisy

February 12, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump blocked the release of a memo from House Intelligence Committee Democrats: “If President Trump has nothing to hide, he should release the Democratic memo. This brazen attempt to keep the truth from Americans is a full-fledged attack on our […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Government Funding Bill

February 8, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the government funding bill the House will vote Thursday afternoon: “The Republicans’ latest effort to keep the government funded fails to make the investments this country needs and deserves. People want to be put back to work in good-paying jobs with […]

Chairman Crowley’s Opening Remarks for the 2018 House Democratic Caucus Issues Conference

February 8, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley, (D-NY) addressed Members of Congress and guests during the 2018 Democratic Issues Conference Wednesday evening. Below are Chairman Crowley’s remarks, as prepared for delivery: Thanks for being here, and thanks for your understanding. While I’m disappointed we’re not able to get outside our normal environment, I […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 6, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) released the following statement today in recognition of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: “Female Genital Mutilation is an illegal and horrifying practice that violates the human rights of girls and women. More than 200 million girls and women around the world […]

Chairman Crowley, Ranking Member Larson Lead Letter Urging President Trump to Support Increased Funding for the Social Security Administration

February 5, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Congressman John B. Larson (D-CT), the Ranking Member for the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, along with 107 Democratic members of the House, sent a letter to President Donald Trump today, urging him to support higher funding for the Social Security Administration to […]