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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.

Aug 11, 2011 | The Queens Times

Crowley Spearheads Call for EPA to Waive Hillview Reservoir Mandate

Rep. Joseph Crowley (DQueens,the Bronx) spearheaded a call for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to grant the City of New York a waiver from having to construct a cover over the Hillview Reservoir in Yonkers, New York.

Aug 1, 2011 | Transworld Business

Congressmen Reintroduce Affordable Footwear Act

Affordable Footwear Act was reintroduced Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Lynn Jenkins (R-KS, 2nd), Congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY, 7th), Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR, 3rd) and Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX, 8th), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Trade, which was applauded by the Outdoor Industry Association.

Jul 27, 2011 | The Queens Gazette

Airways Slots Exchange Paves Way For New Terminal, Jobs At LaGuardia

Joseph Crowley praised the U.S. Department of Transportation’s favorable decision on an operations change between Delta Airlines and US Airways at LaGuardia Airport last week...

Jul 27, 2011

Congress Embracing the Blues for Good Cause

Congress isn’t known for expressions of raw emotion or pain. But today, the blues — a musical tradition known for its gritty, mournful lyrics and sound — will take over the Hill at the 8th Annual Congressional Blues Festival.

Jul 26, 2011 | The Hill

Democrats Hammer GOP on Jobs

House Democrats on Monday hammered the majority Republicans over the nation's soaring unemployment numbers.

Jul 21, 2011 | New York Daily News

Queens Boulevard merchants ask city to ease parking regulations so street becomes destination

Sunnyside merchants, elected officials urge the city to change parking rules on Queens Blvd. so that it becomes a shopping destination

Jul 21, 2011 | AFP

US renews sanctions, urges pressure

Issues: Foreign Affairs

The US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved renewal of sanctions on Burma first passed in 2003 in response to alleged rights violations and failure to adopt democratic reforms.

Jul 14, 2011 | POLITICO

Opinion: 'Code blue' for teaching hospitals

Issues: Health Care

Rep. Crowley's op-ed on how cuts to Medicare payments for graduate medical education at teaching hospitals could undermine the new health insurance law, gravely affect patient care, and threaten our economic recovery.