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Jul 26, 2011 | The Hill

Democrats Hammer GOP on Jobs

House Democrats on Monday hammered the majority Republicans over the nation's soaring unemployment numbers.

Jul 21, 2011 | New York Daily News

Queens Boulevard merchants ask city to ease parking regulations so street becomes destination

Sunnyside merchants, elected officials urge the city to change parking rules on Queens Blvd. so that it becomes a shopping destination

Jul 21, 2011 | AFP

US renews sanctions, urges pressure

Issues: Foreign Affairs

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved renewal of sanctions on Burma first passed in 2003 in response to alleged rights violations and failure to adopt democratic reforms.

Jul 14, 2011 | POLITICO

Opinion: 'Code blue' for teaching hospitals

Issues: Health Care

Rep. Crowley's op-ed on how cuts to Medicare payments for graduate medical education at teaching hospitals could undermine the new health insurance law, gravely affect patient care, and threaten our economic recovery.

Jul 13, 2011 | AFP

US condemns 'despicable' Mumbai attacks

Issues: Foreign Affairs

The United States condemned Wednesday's multiple bomb attacks in Mumbai

Jun 9, 2011 | Queens Tribune

Delta Deal Brings 6,000 New Jobs

As part of the deal, Delta will take over the US Airways terminal and embark on a $117 million project to expand and combine the two terminals, a project Delta estimates would create up to 6,000 jobs.

Jun 8, 2011 | TheAdvocate.com

Queens United (Almost) for Marriage Equality

A substantial contingent of elected officials, labor leaders, and other advocates hosted a press conference Wednesday to show support for marriage equality in Queens, N.Y., a borough represented by two undecided state senators key to passage of the legislation.

May 31, 2011 | The Bronx Times Reporter

Van Nest Post Office Set to Close August 12th

The Van Nest Neighborhood Alliance, Van Nest Community Association, and Morris Park Business Alliance joined in a rally organized by Congressman Joseph Crowley on Thursday, May 19 in front of the Van Nest Post Office to protest its planned closure on August 12.

May 26, 2011 | New York Daily News

Delta Queens deal could mean job arrivals at La Guardia Airport

New jobs could land at LaGuardia Airport if the feds approve a plan by Delta Air Lines to invest in Queens.

Apr 15, 2011 | Christian Science Monitor

Is YouTube Changing Congress? 'Speechless' Delivers a Loud Message - Silently.

Most people don't think 'smash YouTube hit' when they think about C-SPAN, but Rep. Joe Crowley's unspoken one-minute 'speech' on the floor of the House went viral on Friday.

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