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Houlahan Pushes Forward In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

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Houlahan Pushes Forward In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic WASHINGTON – Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) helped pass two crucial pieces of legislation this week – H.R. 7990, the FENTANYL Results Act and H.R. 2466, the State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2020 – which will work towards her goal of ending the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and across the country. Unfortunately, the ... Read More »

For the sake of reconciliation and unity, Trump needs to concede

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Originally Published in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star By Rep. Chrissy Houlahan The standard definition of the word “concede” is to acknowledge the truth or existence of something. In the United States, the tradition of public concession has played an essential role in strengthening our democracy. The speech or announcement has a certain cadence and etiquette: a congratulations to the winning team,... Read More »

ABA, Trade Groups Push Congress to Address PPP Forgiveness Process

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Originally Published by the Aba Banking Journal Written By: ABA Newsbytes ABA and more than 100 trade groups urged Congress to address the “overburdensome” Paycheck Protection Program forgiveness process before the end of the year. In a letter to congressional leaders, the groups said “Congress can solve this problem and inject the equivalent of $7 billion into our economy by passing bipartisan, c... Read More »

VIDEO: We have 'mandate’ to restore economy, public health

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Representative Houlahan spoke on Fox News about Nancy Pelosi's Speakership, efforts to unify the Democratic Caucus in the wake of the election, and the importance of fighting the Coronavirus and getting needed economic relief for the people. Fox News Clip: https://video.foxnews.com/v/6210717156001#sp=show-clips Read More »

From Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on down, Americans gave every election winner a mandate

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Originally Published in USA Today By Rep. Chrissy Houlahan President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have made history. Together, they assembled the largest and most diverse coalition in American electoral history — 76 million Americans and counting, diverse in race, gender, sexuality, religion, geography and yes, political persuasion. On Saturday, we watched as Harris, the ... Read More »

VIDEO: Morning Joe - Veterans Day

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On Veterans' Day, Representative Houlahan spoke with MSNBC's Morning Joe on what the holiday means to her, her family, and veterans across the country. She talked about the importance of supporting and recognizing veterans everyday, and mentioned the bill she cosponsored to address suicide amongst veterans. MSNBC Clip: Morning Joe - Veterans Day: https://www.facebook.com/361931761234790/videos/44... Read More »

Houlahan joins All-Star lineup to mentor local girls in STEM

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Originally Published in The Mercury Written by MediaNews Group EXTON — When the 20th annual Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology (GETT) conference had to be cancelled last March due to COVID-19, more than 1,200 girls, parents and educators from 200+ schools and six counties were disappointed. That’s all over now. Thanks to generous sponsorships from more than 30 businesses and organizations, GETT... Read More »

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan tells how teachers can transform the education system during pandemic

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Originally Published in The Daily Local Written By Jen Samuel WEST CHESTER — Education is key. Friday morning, America Forward hosted Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-06) and local stakeholders during a live virtual forum on how to transform the education system in the wake of COVID-19. Across the nation, experts have linked the pandemic has to exacerbating learning gaps in education among studen... Read More »

Houlahan Honored With Pennsylvania’s Friend of Farm Bureau Award For Her Support Of Local Agriculture

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award in recognition of her support for agriculture-related policies in the 116th Congress. “I’m grateful not only for this recognition but also for the important work and leadership the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau provides for our community’s agricultural sector,” said Houlahan. “Chester and Berks c... Read More »

Houlahan Issues Statement On Violence In Nagorno-Karabakh

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “I condemn in the fullest terms the ongoing military violence perpetrated by Azerbaijan, aided and abetted by Turkey, against the ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh,” said Houlahan. “The United States has and must continue to support a peaceful, democratic, and negotiated resolution to the dispute ... Read More »

Friend of Farm Bureau award recipients announced

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Originally Published in "Morning Ag Clips" Written by Liam Migdail, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau CAMP HILL, Pa. — Twelve members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation have been recognized with the Friend of Farm Bureau Award for supporting agriculture-related policies in the 116th Congress. The award is presented to members of Congress every two years near the conclusion of each legislative sessi... Read More »

Houlahan And Yoho To Vice President Pence: America Needs A Coordinated, Global Strategy To Increase Access And Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) urged the head of the Coronavirus Task Force, Vice President Pence, to present a plan for a coordinated, global strategy that would increase access and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine. Joining this bipartisan effort are Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). “Strong international coordination i... Read More »

Foundation recognizes Houlahan for 'transparency and accountability'

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Originally published by The Mercury Written by MediaNews Group U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th Dist., recently became the first freshman to ever win the prestigious Democracy Award in the category of "Transparency and Accountability." The Democracy Awards are issued by the Congressional Management Foundation, a non-partisan foundation aimed at encouraging better management practices in Congress.... Read More »

Conservation groups praise bipartisan Great American Outdoors Act

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Originally Published by The Reading Eagle Written By Lisa Scheid Conservation groups gathered in Reading on Friday to recognize U.S. Reps. Chrissy Houlahan and Dan Meuser for their conservation leadership and support of the Great American Outdoors Act, which was signed into law in August by President Donald Trump. Houlahan is a Chester County Democrat, who represents Reading and many southern com... Read More »

Houlahan Joins UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie And UN Leadership To Call For Prevention Of Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Houlahan Joins UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie And UN Leadership To Call For Prevention Of Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 Pandemic WASHINGTON – Representative Houlahan (D-PA) participated in a candid conversation with Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNF... Read More »