In The News

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.
June 22, 2017 In The News
A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and named for the late Elie Wiesel aims to improve the U.S. response to emerging or potential genocides. Reps. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., and Ann Wagner R-Mo., introduced the measure named for the Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate. It ensures that the official policy of the United States deems the prevention of genocide and other crimes a matter of national security interest.
June 22, 2017 In The News
In celebration of the National Citizenship Day of Action, the Elmhurst Community Partnership, U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) and a coalition of New York-based community organizations held the second annual immigration and wellness fair on Saturday, sharing information and resources with Queens residents at PS 69 in Jackson Heights.