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September 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation authored by House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) to recognize the heroism of public safety officers who responded to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and subsequently died of 9/11-related health conditions.
September 26, 2018 Press Release
Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Rep. Tom Rooney (R-FL) cheered the final passage of the Music Modernization Act, a package of bipartisan bills that makes important updates to the way artists and others in the recording industry are compensated.
September 11, 2018 Press Release
Seventeen years ago, our country and our city suffered an unimaginable loss. While no amount of time will ever ease the pain of that day, we still can find peace and comfort by honoring the memories of those we lost. As we reflect on this solemn day, we must remember that there is far more that unites us than divides us and that we are stronger as a nation when we come together.
September 5, 2018 Press Release
“One year after the Trump administration’s heartless decision to reverse the DACA program, Congressional Republicans continue to do nothing - cowardly refusing to bring any relief or stability to nearly one million young men and women."
September 5, 2018 Press Release
“Republicans have no shame. After failing to pass legislation to weaken the Affordable Care Act, the party is now suing to strip coverage from the 133 million Americans who live with pre-existing conditions. This is a disgusting use of our court system.”
August 28, 2018 Press Release
(Queens, NY) - House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) issued the following statement on the passing of U.S. Senator John McCain:
“Senator McCain was an American hero and one of the most respected individuals in the U.S. Senate, and I join the nation mourning his passing. 

August 21, 2018 Press Release
Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, issued the following statement on the deportation of Nazi prison guard Jakiw Palij, who had been living in Jackson Heights, Queens since 2001.
August 3, 2018 Press Release
Six years ago, the lives of six innocent and peaceful worshippers were taken in a senseless act of hate. We owe it to the victims of the Oak Creek tragedy to come together and renew our commitment to fighting intolerance whenever and wherever it rears its ugly head. Every person in this country, no matter where they come from, what they look like, or who they pray to, deserves to live in peace.
August 1, 2018 Press Release
"With this order, thousands of construction workers in Puerto Rico will now be able to earn a living wage, giving them greater financial stability and the opportunity to better provide for their families."
July 17, 2018 Press Release
"Linda Sánchez is a dear friend, a battle-tested member, and a fierce advocate for working families. As my partner in leading the House Democratic Caucus, Linda has helped expand the caucus' outreach and services for our members and has been an insightful voice in developing strategy and messaging. She is an extremely valuable part of the Democratic leadership team and has a bright future in our caucus."


In The News

June 18, 2018 In The News
Families belong together. It was our belief of this innate fact that forced us to take to the streets of Washington this week to demand that President Trump’s administration change its inhumane policy of ripping babies from their mothers’ arms when families present themselves for refuge at the border.
June 5, 2018 In The News

Never before have I seen a president throw his weight so forcefully behind policies that tear away at the moral fabric of America.

May 30, 2018 In The News
Three years ago, Kalief Browder’s suicide shook New York. A young 22-year-old, Kalief’s story exposed the painful realities of our broken criminal justice system and its high cost on human life.
September 13, 2017 In The News
Rep. Joseph Crowley, chairman of the Democratic Caucus, launched several task forces designed to come up with actual legislative proposals that will form the backbone of the slowly emerging "Better Deal" agenda of House and Senate Democrats.
September 4, 2017 In The News
In politics, there are not often clear rights and clear wrongs in any given situation. As members of Congress, we know that policy variations and nuances make much of our job an inexact science. But that is not the case when it comes to our nation’s policies toward DREAMers, the young men and women who were brought to the United States as children. Our position toward them should be clear: These children are Americans in their hearts and minds; they should be Americans on paper as well.
August 22, 2017 In The News
Low- and middle-income renters in Queens and cities across the country deserve a tax break, according to Congressman Joe Crowley. During a press conference on Monday, Aug. 21, outside the Woodside Houses, Crowley announced the Rent Relief Act, a bill that would provide two new refundable tax credits to Americans who live in rental housing that are considered “rent-burdened.”
July 13, 2017 In The News
Good policy is born out of good data. This is never truer than when it comes to counting those living in America – a process mandated by our Constitution and performed once a decade by the U.S. Census Bureau. And there are troubling signs that indicate the Census Bureau is not preparing for 2020 adequately. The bureau has proposed delayed openings for local census offices, canceling tests to validate new procedures and cutting public communication and engagement tools. This all stems from anticipated cuts in President Trump’s budget that fail to value the importance of an accurate Census.


Photo Galleries

January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
A Photo Gallery page with photos that were locally uploaded onto the page.
January 3, 2017 Photo Gallery
The U.S. House of Representatives' Flickr photo gallery.
September 19, 2011 Photo Gallery
Check out photos from events and meetings throughout the summer, including the annual Ecuadorian Day Parade in Queens and a great event with Grandparents Connection in Co-op City!