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Houlahan and Hill Lead Over 200 Bipartisan Members of Congress in Effort to Fix Passport Debacle and Address the Backlog

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Rep. French Hill (R-AR) have launched an effort to address the massive passport backlog. They were joined by over 200 bipartisan members of Congress. In the letter, Houlahan, Hill and the cohort of Democratic and Republican members urged Secretary of State Antony Blinken to swiftly implement policies to increase the timely issuance of passports. “Famil...

Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Bump Day

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing July 21st as Bump Day. She is joined in this effort by Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA). Bump Day is a global advocacy day for maternal health, and Rep. Houlahan’s resolution not only commemorates this day but also reaffirms t...

Houlahan leads effort to secure paid family leave for all working Americans

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Originally Published in the Pottstown Mercury U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan and several of her Democratic colleagues have launched an effort to pass a universal, comprehensive paid family and medical leave policy as part of the Build Back Better infrastructure package. “Since coming to Congress, I have made paid family and medical leave a priority,” said Houlahan. “In my first year in Congress, I led...

Houlahan Leads Effort to Secure Paid Family Leave for Every Working American

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT), Judy Chu (D-CA) and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) have launched an effort to pass a universal, comprehensive paid family and medical leave policy as part of the Build Back Better infrastructure package. “As we work to rebuild our economy, we must address structural inequities that were major drivers of crisis and economic...

Houlahan Celebrates Tax Credit for Working Families

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CHESTER COUNTY – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) is marking the first round of child tax credits for working families across Pennsylvania. Families received up to $300 a month for each child under age 6 and up to $250 a month for each one ages 6 to 17. Across our country today, nearly 60 million children will be assisted by $15 billion dollars in first payments in these child tax cre...

Rep. Houlahan: Pandemic highlighted need for "broadband access for everyone"

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Originally Published in Axios.com The coronavirus pandemic has spotlighted the need for "broadband access for everyone," Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) said during an Axios at a virtual event that aired Thursday. Why it matters: The shift to remote learning during the pandemic exposed a stark digital divide, disproportionately affecting students of color and those from low-income households. What s...

Houlahan Joins Joe Biden in Effort to Protect Americans’ Right to ‘Vote Freely’

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Rep. Houlahan and local leaders from Chester and Berks counties at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. From L to R – Michael Toledo, Rev. Kyle Boyer, Commissioner Marian Moskowitz, Mayor Peter J. Urscheler. WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) attended President Joe Biden’s speech focused on protecting Americans’ right to vote. As her guests, Rep. Houlahan ...

Rep. Houlahan visits Morgantown business to speak about the economy

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Originally Published in Pennsylvania Business Report U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) recently toured a Morgantown-headquartered business where she spoke about the economy, workforce development, and the state of manufacturing in Pennsylvania with the leadership and manufacturing team. Houlahan toured Morgan Truck Body, the largest manufacturer of light-and medium-duty truck bodies in North Ameri...

Houlahan Slams PA Audit as Nothing More Than an Effort to Impress Trump

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Chrissy on SOTU

Rep. Houlahan speaks to Jake Tapper on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ about the latest in a string of GOP-led election audits across the country. PHILADELPHIA – This weekend, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) explained to Jake Tapper on CNN’s State of the Union how destructive and damaging this audit is to both the Commonwealth and the democracy. “People really need to believe in the sanctity of...

Houlahan secures millions for local movie theaters

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Chrissy at Colonial Theatre

Originally Published in the Daily Local Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, outside the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, discussing her efforts to secure desperately needed funds to keep venues like these open in Chester and Berks counties. PHOENIXVILLE — Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) this week visited the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville where she celebrated a successful effort to aid these struggling venues ...

In Visit to Morgan Truck Body, Rep. Houlahan Talks Jobs, Manufacturing and a Rebounding Economy in PA

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Morgan Truck Body

Rep. Chrissy Houlahan tours the Morgan Truck Body headquarters in Morgantown, PA with President and COO Michael Crane. Discussions focused on workforce development and filling open manufacturing positions. With a spotlight on filling available manufacturing jobs, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan visited Morgan Truck Body, North America’s largest manufacturer of light to medium duty truck bodies, headquarter...

Houlahan Stands Strong With Home Care Workers

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Chrissy and Home Care

Rep. Houlahan makes the case that support for the care economy must be included in Congressional infrastructure package. WEST CHESTER – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) joined members of the Services Employee International Union (SEIU) to discuss and advocate for the care economy, a critical sector that is in dire need of federal support. Rep. Houlahan also announced her co-sponsorsh...

Houlahan: 'Real signs of progress' in Coatesville

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Originally Published in the Daily Local COATESVILLE — This week, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) spent time in Coatesville, touring various locales and engaging with the community on a number of crucial issues affecting Pennsylvania’s Sixth District: care for our seniors, collaboration with our local police, support for small businesses and the economic successes made possible by the American Rescue ...

ICYMI: Houlahan Secures Millions for Local Movie Theatres

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Chrissy at Colonial Theatre

PHOENIXVILLE – Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) visited the Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville where she celebrated a successful effort to aid these struggling venues in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. “This is a huge win for our community,” said Houlahan. “Our local movie theatres provide entertainment, a source of community, and economic opportunity for not only their employees...

Rep. Houlahan calls for national $15 per hour minimum wage

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Originally Published in the Pottstown Mercury SOUTH COATESVILLE — Chester County and much of the Philadelphia region will soon begin to see the economy operating on all cylinders as more companies begin to hire employees back to the pre-pandemic level. That was one of the key takeaways from Rep. Chrissy Houlahan's 49th Town Hall Meeting in South Coatesville Tuesday night, her first in-person Town ...