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Houlahan Departs for Ukraine with Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Amid Rising Tensions with Russia

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), departed for a congressional delegation to Brussels, Belgium and Kyiv, Ukraine. The bipartisan delegation includes Chairman Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), David Cicilline (D-RI), Ami Bera (D-CA), Colin Allred (D-TX), Tom Malinowski (D-NJ), Sara Jacobs (D-CA), Mark Green (R-TN), August ...

Houlahan Invites Community to Participate in Second Annual Valentines for Veterans Project

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WEST CHESTER, PA – After a successful inaugural card drive last year, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced the return of her office’s Valentines for Veterans project today. Houlahan is inviting students and community members to participate in the project by making cards for area veterans, thanking them for their service. “Last year, we were inspired by our community’s overwhelming resp...

Rep. Houlahan: My father survived the Holocaust by a miracle. It shouldn’t take a miracle to be Jewish and alive | Opinion

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Last Saturday, my father turned 80. At least, we think he did. According to his birth certificate he was born January 15, 1942, in Warsaw. But he was more likely born in Lwow. What we do know is that he was born to Jewish parents in Europe during World War II. And we strongly suspect that all but three of his family members were brutally murdered in the Holocaust. We also don’t know much about how...

Chester County Hospital gets $2.1 million in state funding to expand inpatient capacity

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WEST CHESTER — State Sen. Carolyn Comitta, state Rep. Christina Sappey, and state Rep. Dianne Herrin announced Tuesday that they secured more than $2.1 million in total state funding to support expanding inpatient and emergency department capacity at Chester County Hospital. The funding, made available through the federal American Rescue Plan, comes at a crucial time as communities across the coun...

Reps. Wild and Houlahan Announce Bipartisan Infrastructure Funding Heading to PA Bridges

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Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) and Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) hosted a virtual press conference to announce the first round of bridge funding heading to Pennsylvania from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. “Pennsylvania ranks second in the nation for the number of bridges in poor condition (3,353 to be exact)—so to say we will benefit from the newly announced Infra...

Reps Houlahan, Meijer Introduce Legislation to Strengthen National Security, Reduce Overreliance on Foreign Pharmaceuticals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) introduced H.R. 6374, the House companion to the Strengthening Supply Chains for Servicemembers and Security Act. This timely legislation is a bipartisan, bicameral response to the September Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (Dod OIG) report recommending several actions the U.S. government tak...

Reps Houlahan, Meijer Introduce Legislation to Strengthen National Security, Reduce Overreliance on Foreign Pharmaceuticals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Peter Meijer (R-MI) introduced H.R. 6374, the House companion to the Strengthening Supply Chains for Servicemembers and Security Act. This timely legislation is a bipartisan, bicameral response to the September Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (Dod OIG) report recommending several actions the U.S. government tak...

Houlahan Effort Included in Passage of Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement upon House passage of the Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act: “My reverence for a ‘government of the people, by the people, for the people’ is rooted in the same love of country that inspired me to raise my right hand in uniform,” said Houlahan. “Coined in the Gettysburg Address, this phrase carries the...

Houlahan Op-Ed: What we need to do to keep the birthplace of our democracy from becoming its graveyard

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) published an op-ed in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star reflecting on the events of January 6 and sharing what we must do together to safeguard our democracy. What we need to do to keep the birthplace of our democracy from becoming its graveyard By Rep. Chrissy Houlahan January 6, 2022 I remember January 6th as a paradoxical combination of cry...

Houlahan Announces $33 Million for Regional Airports

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced $33,291,947 in federal funding for regional airports, including $2,116,000 in Chester and Berks counties. The money comes from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and much of it is set aside for investment in new infrastructure at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), which will receive $30,721,947. Local airports...

Houlahan Issues Response to Senator Manchin’s BBB Comments

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: "The Build Back Better Act is not the President’s agenda," said Houlahan. "It’s the people’s agenda. This package includes policies that center on American workers, families, students, and the only planet we have—it’s worth fighting for. In my few short years down in Washington, I’ve come to understand that ...

Reps Houlahan and Dean, PennDOT Sec, and Local Officials Tout Infrastructure Bill at Paoli Train Station

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PAOLI, PA – This past weekend, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) hosted state and local officials at the Paoli Train Station to celebrate the positive impact of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act recently signed into law. She was joined by Representative Madeleine Dean (D-PA), PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian, State Senator Carolyn Comitta, Chester County Commissioners Marian Moskowi...

Houlahan Invites Public to Infrastructure Telephone Town Hall this Wednesday

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WEST CHESTER, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced the details of her interactive Infrastructure Telephone Town Hall scheduled for this Wednesday at 4:55 p.m. Houlahan organized the event to discuss infrastructure issues facing families and workers in Chester and Berks counties as well as share the Pennsylvania-specific benefits of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment a...

PASSED: Houlahan Votes to Advance Protecting Our Democracy Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement after House passage of the bipartisan Protecting Our Democracy Act, a package of reforms to prevent presidential abuses and restore the Constitutional system of checks and balances. “I have taken a solemn oath to protect and defend our Constitution many times over – first in uniform and now in Congress,” said...

Houlahan Celebrates Passage of Bipartisan Defense Bill Headed to President’s Desk

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Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), a veteran and member of the House Armed Services Committee (HASC), announced legislative priorities she successfully incorporated into the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The annual defense bill has now been sent to the Senate, where it is expected to pass later this week before heading to President Biden’s desk for signature. A former...