Joseph Crowley

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Joseph Crowley currently serves the 7th Congressional district of New York

Joseph Crowley, a Democrat, has represented the Seventh Congressional District of New York in the U.S. House of Representatives since 1998. (map)

Record and controversies

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Iraq War

Crowley voted for the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002 that started the Iraq War.[1]

For more information see the chart of U.S. House of Representatives votes on the Iraq War.

Environmental record

For more information on environmental legislation, see the Energy and Environment Policy Portal

Support for gun control

Crowley cosponsored H.R. 1022 (Assault Weapons Ban Reauthorization Act of 2007) on March 7, 2007.[2]

Main article: U.S. gun legislation

Bio

Crowley was born March 16, 1962 in New York, New York. He graduated from Queens College in 1985. In 1986, he was elected to the New York General Assembly and served until he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998.[[1]]

Congressional career

According to his House biography, "Crowley is using his seat at the leadership table to promote sound policies to improve public education, make healthcare more affordable and protect Social Security for working families in the Bronx and Queens. Congressman Crowley has and will continue to work his colleagues in the Democratic Caucus to promote the Democratic agenda and win back a Democratic House of Representatives in 2006."[2]

2006 elections

In 2006, the Republicans nominated Kevin Brawley to face Crowley in his November 2006 bid for reelection. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [3] Crowley retained his seat.

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. <crpcontribdata>cid=N00001127&cycle=2006</crpcontribdata>

Links to more campaign contribution information for Joseph Crowley
from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.
Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by organization/corporation: 2006 election cycle Career totals
Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

  • House Committee on Financial Services
    • Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
    • Subcommittee on Capital Markets Insurance and Government Sponsored Enterprises
    • Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy Trade and Technology
  • House Committee on International Relations
    • Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia
    • Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on Joseph Crowley. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
312 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-3965
Fax: 202-225-1909
Web Email
Website

District Office - Bronx:
3425 East Tremont Avenue, Suite 1-3
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 718-931-1400
Fax: 718-931-1340

District Office - Queens:
74-09 37th Avenue, Suite 306-B
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Phone: 718-779-1400

Articles and Resources

Sources

  1. Roll call vote, Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
  2. Thomas page on H.R. 1312

Resources

Articles

Local blogs and discussion sites

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Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
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Committees: House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Committee on Foreign Affairs/Subcommittee on International Organizations Human Rights and Oversight, House Committee on Foreign Affairs/Subcommittee on Terrorism Nonproliferation and Trade, House Committee on Ways and Means, House Committee on Ways and Means/Subcommittee on Oversight, House Committee on Ways and Means/Subcommittee on Trade
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
November 3, 1998
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January 6, 1999
Next Election:
November 4, 2008
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New York State Assembly
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1. 3425 East Tremont Avenue, Suite 1-3 Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 718-931-1400 / Fax: 718-931-1340
2. 74-09 37th Avenue, Suite 306-B Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Phone: 718-779-1400 / Fax:




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Date of Birth: March 16, 1962