Press Release

Chairman Crowley Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Workplace Arbitration Contracts

May 21, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court decision on workplace arbitration contracts: “This Supreme Court ruling undermines workers by upholding corporations’ restrictions on their employees’ ability to defend their basic dignities and rights in court. “It is now incumbent upon Congress to […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Republican Farm Bill

May 18, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the Republican Farm Bill: “This was one of the most heartless, cruel, and nonsensical bills that Republicans have proposed since I’ve been in Congress. It would have abandoned family farms, aggravated our food shortage crisis, and left one […]

Chairman Crowley, Pro-Choice Leaders Issue Joint Statement on President Trump’s Title X Domestic Gag Rule

May 18, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) — Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and […]

Blumenauer, Crowley Release Proposal to Expand Bicycle Commuting

May 18, 2018

Washington, DC – Today, in recognition of Bike to Work Day, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Joe Crowley (NY-14), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, released a new proposal to modify and expand the bicycle commuter tax benefit to encourage more employees to bike to work. The proposal increases the monthly limitation currently set on bicycle commuting […]

Chairman Crowley Statement on Senate Net Neutrality Vote

May 16, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) —House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement on the Senate vote to preserve net neutrality: “A free and open internet is a fundamental cornerstone of our economy and democracy. The majority of Americans support net neutrality, and I’m proud that my Senate colleagues voted today to restore […]

Chairman Crowley Co-Sponsors Legislation to Empower Workers and Expand Collective Bargaining Rights

May 16, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) — Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) joined Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Donald Norcross (D-NJ), and 21 Members of Congress to support legislation that would empower workers across the nation to bargain for better wages, benefits, and working conditions. The Workplace Democracy […]

Chairman Crowley on the Holy Month of Ramadan

May 15, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) released the following statement in recognition of the start of Ramadan: “I want to extend my best wishes to the Muslim American families in Queens, the Bronx and across the country observing the holy month of Ramadan. The beginning of Ramadan marks a […]

Chairman Crowley Demands Answers on TSA Screening Protocols for Sikhs

May 15, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) — Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) urged the Transportation Security Administration to reevaluate their processes for screening Sikhs and Sikh Americans, following an incident when Canadian Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains was twice asked to remove his turban when traveling in the United States. During an official […]

Chairman Crowley, Sens. Warren, Murray, and Hassan and Reps. Barbara Lee and Nita Lowey Oppose Title X Domestic Gag Rule

May 15, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, and Maggie Hassan (D-NH), and Co-Chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY) led […]