More on Economy and Jobs

Sep 15, 2011

Qns reps urge House to extend mortgage limits

Queens’ congressional members are pushing their U.S. House of Representatives colleagues to prevent financially strapped homeowners in the borough from falling into a deeper hole and exacerbating the housing crisis.

Aug 30, 2011

New York Congressional Dems Support Schneiderman on Foreclosure Fraud Investigation

Eric Schneiderman keeps picking up support in his quest to hold a real investigation on the criminal failures in mortgage securitization and servicing.

Aug 18, 2011

Verizon Strike 2011: Workers in Queens, N.Y. Fight for Jobs

In one small corner of the huge strike by workers of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), the laborers found support among some local politicians.

Aug 17, 2011

Crowley Urges Quick OK For Delta LaG Deal

Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D-Queens/The Bronx) has asked U.S. authorities to quickly approve the slot exchange agreement between Delta Airlines and US Airways and pave the way for Delta’s $117 million new terminal at LaGuardia Airport.

Aug 11, 2011

Sunnyside leaders want city to reconsider parking rules

Sunnyside business owners and western Queens officials want the city Department of Transportation to change the parking rules along Queens Boulevard, saying the rules benefit commuters at the expense of local businesses.

Aug 1, 2011

Congressmen Reintroduce Affordable Footwear Act

Affordable Footwear Act was reintroduced Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS, 2nd), Congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY, 7th), Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR, 3rd) and Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX, 8th), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Trade, which was applauded by the Outdoor Industry Association.

Jul 29, 2011

Crowley on Passage of Republican Default Bill

Congressman Joe Crowley voted against yet another Republican effort to distract Congress from working toward real bipartisan compromise on the debt ceiling, addressing our nation’s faltering economy and creating jobs

Jul 26, 2011

Democrats Hammer GOP on Jobs

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