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Nov 3, 2011 | The Hill

House Dems want supercommittee to take up unemployment extension

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.

Oct 29, 2011 | Queens Times Ledger

U.S. treasurer extols lending

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.

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 24, 2011 | The Queens Gazette

Crowley To Craigslist: Stop Sale Of Illegal Drop-Side Cribs

Issues: Health Care

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.

Aug 18, 2011 | International Business Times

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 | The Queens Gazette

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 17, 2011 | The Queens Gazette

Crowley Joins Ecuadorian Parade

Aug 16, 2011 | Queens Ledger

Crowley holds back to school drive

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.

Aug 11, 2011 | Queens Times Ledger

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.