Press Release

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 […]

Chairman Crowley, Members of New York City Delegation to Trump: Come to NYC and Meet with Immigrant Communities

May 24, 2018

(Washington, D.C.) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), and members of New York City’s congressional delegation sent a letter to President Trump yesterday asking him to meet with immigrants and families instead of holding hateful and unproductive events that demonize the immigrant community. President Trump has convened two events in recent […]

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 […]