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Houlahan Builds Bipartisan Coalition To Support National Service During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) mounted a bipartisan effort to address the needs of our national service members volunteering through programs like AmeriCorps and SeniorCorps. The effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable communities will in large part depend on the work of first responders and members of our national service programs. Con... Read More »

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan gives an update on coronavirus

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Originally published in the Reading Eagle Written by Jeremy Long U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is doing her best to keep her constituents informed on the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The Chester County Democrat, who represents the 6th District that includes Reading and many southwestern communities in Berks County, hosted several telephone town halls over the past three weeks to discuss the pandemi... Read More »

Houlahan calls on federal government to take action in wake of dire crisis

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Originally published in The Daily Local Written by Jen Samuel WEST CHESTER — As the Corona crisis strikes the nation, bringing the economy to a standstill, one woman in Congress is advocating for immediate action in support of the people of Pennsylvania. The key for all Pennsylvanians has to be controlling this pandemic at home, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of West Chester, told the Daily Lo... Read More »

Houlahan Secures Disaster Loans For PA, Introduces Legislation For Small Business Contractors And Other Relief For Small Businesses During Coronavirus

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced actions to support small businesses in Pennsylvania’s 6th District during the COVID-19 outbreak. Following her bipartisan, bicameral advocacy, the Small Business Administration has granted an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, unlocking low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Pennsylvania business... Read More »

A call to action: Service to nation can help bridge the rift that divides Americans

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Originally published in USA Today By Reps. Chrissy Houlahan and Michael Waltz Turn on your TV and you’ll see headline after headline of how America is divided. Politics appears to be full of bitter vitriol — a reflection of the deep fault lines in our society. Many Americans are seldom placed in situations where they must meet face-to-face with people who look, think or believe differently than th... Read More »

Coronavirus town hall hosted by U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan focuses on facts

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Originally posted in The Reading Eagle Written by Karen Shuey Be prepared. Do not panic. Use common sense. Those were the key messages during a telephone town hall about the coronavirus hosted by U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan Tuesday morning. The Chester County Democrat, who represents the 6th District that includes Reading and many southwestern communities in Berks County, said the purpose of the ca... Read More »

House lawmakers introduce legislation to promote women's global empowerment

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Originally published in The Hill Written by Juliegrace Brufke A group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced legislation on Monday intended to encourage women's participation in the global workforce. The Development Prosperity (W-GDP) initiative, which was launched in February 2018 with White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump — the president's daughter — at the helm, aims to develop economic stability... Read More »

Representative Houlahan Leads PA Democratic Delegation In An Effort To Protect Medicaid From Administration’s Threats

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan led the PA Democratic Delegation in an effort to stop the Administration’s latest attempt to undermine our Commonwealth’s crucial Medicaid system and threaten the health and lives of thousands across our communities. In a letter to the Administration, the Chrissy and her colleagues advocated for the 8000,000 adults in Pennsylvania who access affo... Read More »

Representative Houlahan To Host Local Affordable Care Act Navigator Edward Trevorrow At State Of The Union

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KENNETT SQUARE, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan announced that her guest to this year’s State of the Union will be Edward (Ted) Trevorrow, a Facilities Coordinator/Affordable Care Act and Medicare Specialist at La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) in Kennett Square, PA. “Ted is on the front lines of ensuring people are able to access the Affordable Care Act,” said Houlahan. “This month, we are w... Read More »

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan comes to Reading, talks small-business growth, jobs

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Originally Posted in Reading Eagle READING—U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan raised the glass to her lips, wincing and coughing as the liquid inside hit her taste buds. The congresswoman likes hard ciders, but the peach version she had been given at Saucony Creek Brewing Co. Friday was more sour than expected. "Sorry, I should have warned you," Saucony's vice president of operations Kirby Powell said wit... Read More »

Representative Houlahan Addresses A Severe Lack of Women In STEM Community And Launches Bipartisan Women In STEM Caucus

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Rep. Chrissy Houlahan launches the bipartisan Women in STEM Caucus. Originally posted in Daily Local News WEST CHESTER — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6 of Easttown, launched the first-ever Women in STEM Caucus Wednesday, which was founded to increase the presence of women and underrepresented minorities across STEM fields. The caucus currently has 13 bipartisan Members. “I was one of 10 women in... Read More »

Roundtable looks at affordable housing, transit in Chester County

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Originally Posted in Pottstown Mercury PHOENIXVILLE—Chester County is one of only two in all of Pennsylvania where population is growing. And while that's good news on the economy side, it can also make it hard to find affordable housing to take advantage of that economy. That's why U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th Dist., held a roundtable on affordable housing and transportation on Thursday, Jan... Read More »

Representative Houlahan Takes Historic Vote On War Powers Resolution

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass a bipartisan War Powers Resolution, of which she was an original cosponsor. This legislation reasserts Congress’ authority as the sole body to declare war and makes clear that the President does not have authorization for the use of military force against Iran. This resolution passed the House 224-194. “Qaesm Soleimani had the blood... Read More »

Representative Houlahan Announces Funds Secured By Critical Education Programs In Chester And Berks Counties

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Rep. Houlahan visits the Head Start Program at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. DOWNINGTOWN – This week, Representative Chrissy Houlahan announced Federal grants totaling $4,730,485 to the Head Start Programs at the Berks County Intermediate Unit and the Chester County Intermediate Unit. This money helps fund early childhood education, particularly among English Language learners, in both Ch... Read More »

Representative Houlahan Issues Statement On Killing Of Qasem Soleimani

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “Qasem Soleimani had the blood of thousands on his hands. To be clear, the Iranian regime – in large part, under Soleimani’s leadership – has supported terrorism around the world and consistently worked to undermine the national security of the United States and our allies. “Our President ordered this strike... Read More »