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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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.