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.
"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."
July 2, 2018 Press Release
“Today, my thoughts and prayers are with John Garvey’s family. John was a tremendous advocate for the Irish experience in the United States and he’ll be deeply missed by all those who considered him a friend."
“Today’s decision is an attack on American workers and the labor movement in our country. Unions are at the core of lifting up America’s working and middle class families, by fighting for better wages and benefits and fair working conditions. Despite this unfortunate decision, Democrats will continue to push for workers’ rights and protect the unions that fight for them.”