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Houlahan, Dean, Scanlon, Wild Call For A Better Vaccine Plan In PA

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (PA-6), Madeleine Dean (PA-4), Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5) and Susan Wild (PA-7) urged Governor Tom Wolf to review the current vaccination distribution plan, improve upon its weakness, and start thinking about the rollout for the 1B population now. “We ask that you and your team begin the process of planning for 1B vaccination now, in parallel with ... Read More »

Houlahan Makes Good On Promise: COVID Relief Is En Route

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the American Rescue Plan, a comprehensive relief bill aimed at containing the COVID-19 virus, increasing vaccines, accelerating the reopening process of schools and businesses, uplifting vulnerable Pennsylvanians and providing direct support to our community’s small businesses. “I’m backing the American Rescue Plan because we... Read More »

Equality Act passes House

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Originally published in Philadelphia Gay News. After several hours of often contentious debate, the Equality Act passed the House of Representatives on February 25 with a 224-206 vote. Every Democrat voted for the bill, with three GOP members joining. “It is time to move together to ensure LGBTQ people have the chance to belong, to participate and to succeed in all areas of American life,” Sarah K... Read More »

Houlahan: Two-week window opens for PPP small business applications

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Originally published in the Daily Local U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of Easttown, is highlighting the start of a 14-day exclusive window for Paycheck Protection Program applications from small businesses with fewer than 20 employees. The move comes after Rep. Houlahan has repeatedly advocated for the smallest of small businesses. She has hosted numerous small business telephone town halls du... Read More »

Houlahan Small Business Efforts Yield Results: Biden Administration Launches Effort To Support Smallest Of Small Businesses

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) is highlighting the start of a 14-day exclusive window for Paycheck Protection Program applications from small businesses with fewer than 20 employees. This comes after Representative Houlahan has repeatedly advocated for the smallest of small businesses. She has hosted numerous small business telephone town halls during this pandemic and ... Read More »

Houlahan Introduces STEM Diplomacy Act To Facilitate And Grow STEM Talent At State Department To Better Respond To COVID-19 Crisis, Climate Change And More

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) re-introduced her Supporting Technical Experts in Managing (STEM) Diplomacy Act, which breaks down barriers that prevent the State Department from hiring STEM experts, who are uniquely qualified to advance policies on issues like nuclear nonproliferation, climate change and pandemic management/mitigation. “We are over a year into a global ... Read More »

Houlahan scores high in National Environmental Scorecard

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Originally published in Daily Local News. U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of Easttown, scored high in the Pennsylvania delegation’s scores of the 2020 National Environmental Scorecard, sponsored by the League of Conservation Voters. The same cannot be said of retiring U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who represents Pennsylvania. The scorecard is the primary yardstick for evaluating the enviro... Read More »

Houlahan Calls For Removal Of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy And Urges President Biden To Remove All USPS Board Of Governors Who Enabled DeJoy’s Destructive Decisions

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) is urging President Biden to rescue the United States Postal Service (USPS) by replacing the entire USPS Board of Governors, which has continued to enable Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and his harmful acts. In August, Rep. Houlahan called on President Trump to fire DeJoy for his increasingly partisan attacks on the USPS that have signific... Read More »

Houlahan Supports Call To Raise Minimum Wage

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) co-sponsored the Raise the Wage Act of 2021. The legislation will phase in an increase to the minimum wage to $15/hr by 2025, which will give nearly 32 million Americans and nearly 100,000 Pennsylvanians right here in our community a raise. Rep. Houlahan also sponsored this legislation in her first term and has backed the provision in Pres... Read More »

Houlahan: Childcare Vital To Our Economic Recovery

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This week, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) took to the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to elevate the crisis our childcare industry faces. In a letter to President Biden, Rep. Houlahan advocated for the inclusion of “$100 billion” in the relief package to “to not only stabilize child care for families and early educators, but also lay the groundwork for moving toward universal ch... Read More »

Houlahan: Apprenticeship Act Would Provide Pathway To Employment For Over 1 Million Americans

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Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the bipartisan National Apprenticeship Act of 2021, which she also cosponsored. This bill would expand access to high-quality registered apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship programs. The investments in the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021 would provide for nearly 1 million new apprenticeship opportunities, on to... Read More »

Vaccine supply in Chester County still low; Houlahan encourages residents to register for shot

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Originally published in Daily Local News. With demand for the COVID-19 vaccine exceeding supply, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th of Easttown, educated the public and sought solutions, during Wednesday’s virtual hour-long town hall. “Vaccines are one of the most effective tools we have to contain this virus,” Houlahan said. “To say it’s a difficult year would be an understatement. “I encourage al... Read More »

Reps. Houlahan And Balderson Introduce Legislation To Spark Job Creation And Innovation

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Troy Balderson (R-OH) re-introduced legislation to help entrepreneurs during this crisis access federal capital to create new businesses and job opportunities in communities across the country. This bipartisan legislation would enhance commercialization services for federally funded research and development. The Research Advancing to ... Read More »

Pa. congresswomen address issues affecting Jewish community

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Originally Published in WFMZ-TV 69 News. Four members of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation participated in a forum Wednesday night, responding to questions about salient civic and governmental issues impacting the Jewish community. The virtual forum, entitled "An Evening with Our Regional Representatives" and sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and Greater Philadelphia, f... Read More »