Chairman Crowley Statement on Passing of Bill Flynn

June 5, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the passing of Bill Flynn: “Bill was an early and strong supporter of peace in the North of Ireland and played a critical role in organizing Irish-Americans to support the peace process. Without his pioneering efforts, securing peace […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court Case

June 4, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement on the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission Supreme Court decision, which found that the Colorado Civil Rights Commission violated Jack Phillips’ religious freedom by ruling against him when he discriminated against a gay couple: “It’s extremely disappointing that the Supreme Court ruled today against civil rights […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Immigrant Heritage Month

June 1, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement on Immigrant Heritage Month, which is celebrated annually during the month of June: “During Immigrant Heritage Month, we join together to celebrate our rich history as a nation of immigrants, as well as pay tribute to the contributions immigrant communities […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on LGBTQ Pride Month

June 1, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on LGBTQ Pride Month: “This Pride Month, we celebrate the strength and resilience of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community. While we have made incredible progress in the march toward equality, we still have a long way to go […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on May Jobs Report

June 1, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the May jobs report: “The president continues to put American jobs and families at risk with his reckless policies that lack insight, judgment, and strategic thinking. His agenda does nothing for working men and women, far too many […]

Democratic Leaders Demand Trump Administration End Cruel Practice of Separating Families At The Border

June 1, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democratic Leaders sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions demanding that the Trump administration immediately cease its policy of separating children from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border. Led by Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, […]

Chairman Crowley Amendment to Create Disaster Relief Strategy for Bangladesh Passes House of Representatives

May 29, 2018

(Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act to establish a report on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief cooperation between the United States and Bangladesh: “From devastating cyclones to massive earthquakes, Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable […]

House Democratic Caucus Announces Gun Safety Internship Program

May 24, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA), Chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), announced a new initiative to encourage student gun safety advocates to intern on Capitol Hill. In a letter sent to their colleagues, the lawmakers […]