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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 Joins Ecuadorian Parade

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 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 | 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 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 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.