2011 Press Releases

Jun 17, 2011

Crowley: Cuts to Anti-Hunger and Nutrition Programs are “Penny-wise and Pound-Foolish”

Congressman Crowley's remarks in opposition to the Republicans' proposed cuts to nutrition programs for families, seniors and children.

Jun 9, 2011

Congressman Crowley Announces 2011 Art Competition Winners for 7th Congressional District

Winner's piece to be displayed at the U.S. Capitol for a year along with other winners from around the country.

Jun 2, 2011

Crowley Fights to Restore Homeland Security Funding for New York, Urban Areas

Co-leads effort to stop Republican cuts to critical homeland security programs.

May 20, 2011

Congressman Crowley Applauds Passage of Legislation to Lower Electricity Prices for New York Consumers and Businesses

Crowley Praises Governor Cuomo, Mayor Bloomberg for Efforts to Prevent Summer Rate Hikes

May 19, 2011

Crowley, Elected Officials Call on U.S. Postal Service to Keep the Van Nest Post Office Open

USPS Confirms Van Nest Post Office Will Close in August

May 19, 2011

Congressman Crowley Hosts Medicare Event with Queens Seniors

Issues: Health Care, Seniors

Announces plan to introduce legislation to provide all social security recipients a one-time $250 payment to make up for a lack of a cost of living adjustment.

May 11, 2011

Crowley Fights Republican Effort to Cut Unemployment Benefits for Millions of Americans

Opposes Republican plan to drop 4 million Americans from federally guaranteed unemployment benefits.