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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 »

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 »

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 »

Houlahan takes aim at lowering prescription drug prices

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Originally Posted in Daily Local News WASHINGTON—Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which aims to lower the cost of prescriptions drugs. The high costs of prescription drugs is the issue that Houlahan hears most consistently about from constituents. This bipartisan bill passed the House 230-192. “I promised my community that I wou... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Takes Resolute, Bipartisan Action to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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Originally Posted in My Chesco WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which aims to lower the cost of prescriptions drugs. The high cost of prescription drugs is the issue that Rep. Houlahan hears most consistently about from constituents. This bipartisan bill passed the House 230-192. “I promised my comm... Read more »

Houlahan marks passage of landmark veterans' legislation

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Originally posted in the Daily Local News WASHINGTON — Representative Chrissy Houlahan announced the passage of her Servicewomen’s Health Transition Training Act, which will soon go to the President’s desk for signature. Representative Houlahan introduced this bipartisan legislation with Representatives Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Gil Cisneros (D-CA). The bill requires the Defense Department to enc... Read more »