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Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee want the deficit supercommittee to extend unemployment benefits set to expire at the end of the year.
U.S. Treasurer Rosie and U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley visited Queens' Alma Bank to tout a $19 million grant the bank received from the federal government to lend to small businesses.
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.
Eric Schneiderman keeps picking up support in his quest to hold a real investigation on the criminal failures in mortgage securitization and servicing.
Serving notice on Craigslist to stop flouting federal regulations, Congressmember Joseph Crowley (D–Queens/The Bronx) called on the popular Web site to prohibit the sale of dangerous and illegal drop-side cribs on the Web site and quickly remove future listings of these products.
In one small corner of the huge strike by workers of Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), the laborers found support among some local politicians.
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.
On Friday, August 12, Congressman Joseph Crowley held a back to school drive at P.S.53 in Maspeth, where he handed out notebooks, folders, pens and other school supplies to students in the summer camp program there.
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.