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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...

‘Our job is not done’: How women veterans in Congress continue to help Afghan refugees

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Congresswoman Houlahan and Congresswoman Sherrill embrace.

Originally Published in 19th News When Rep. Chrissy Houlahan met a small Afghan child while visiting a military base housing thousands of refugees, she was struck by how this girl’s journey mirrored that of her own father. Houlahan’s father, a Holocaust survivor, was about 5 years old when he fled Poland with his parents and found refuge in the United States. “The concern about women and girl refu...

Houlahan: “There is no greater calling than service to country”

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Originally Published in the Ripon Society Vol. 55 No. 5 Over 11,000 members have roamed the storied halls of the United States House of Representatives, but fewer than 10 have been female veterans. As one of those female veterans, I feel an enormous honor and responsibility to be a strong voice for all veterans, but especially for the fastest growing demographic of veterans – women. For many of us...

Coatesville man honored for military service on his 100th birthday

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Originally Posted on MyChesCo COATESVILLE — Residents of Freedom Village at Brandywine in Coatesville hosted a surprise birthday celebration on Sunday, Oct. 31, to honor Freedom Village at Brandywine resident Jack Freeman on his 100th birthday and pay tribute to his service in the military as the last remaining World War II Helldiver pilot from the USS Hancock. Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan, who ...

U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh pitches nursing jobs in visit to Chester County

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Sec of Labor Visit

Originally Posted in the Daily Local. WEST CHESTER — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th of Easttown, hosted U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh on a whirlwind tour of some of the best workplaces of Chester County. On Thursday, the congresswoman showed off construction and expansion at Chester County Hospital, where both the secretary and Houlahan participated in a roundtable discussion with hospital s...

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Grants More than $400,000 to the Brandywine Conservancy

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Originally Posted in My ChesCo. CHADDS FORD, PA — The Brandywine Conservancy announced it recently received more than $400,000 in grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF). As part of NFWF’s Delaware River Restoration Fund (DRRF), made possible by the William Penn Foundation, the Brandywine received $289,845 for projects to improve water quality in the Brandywine-Christina Water...

Houlahan visits Chester County locations ravaged by Ida

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Originally Posted in the Daily Local. Rep. Houlahan meets with small business owners and borough officials from Modena, including Mark Highland, President of Organic Mechanics Soil Company (third from left, back row). U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan this week concluded a two-day Hurricane Ida aftermath survey where she crisscrossed the county, visiting the hardest hit areas. She met with homeowners in ...

Houlahan Tours Leading Cancer Treatment Development Facility Novocure, Meets with Malvern Employees

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Chrissy Solo Novocure

Originally Posted in MyChesCo. Rep. Houlahan tours Novocure facility in Malvern, PA. From left to right: Wilco Groenhuysen, Chief Operating Officer, Frank Leonard, Chief Development Officer, Rep. Houlahan, and Katie Meyer, Head of Government Affairs. MALVERN, PA — Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) on Wednesday joined Novocure leadership to tour their Malvern facility and learn more about thei...

Secretary Of State Blinken To Testify Before U.S. House Panel On Afghanistan

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Originally Posted in NPR. NOEL KING, HOST: Lawmakers will question Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan this week. He'll appear before the House Foreign Affairs Committee today and then tomorrow, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Representative Chrissy Houlahan is with us now. She's a Democrat from Pennsylvania and a veteran of the U.S. Air Forc...

Coatesville remembers 9/11 victims at commemorative service

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Originally Posted in the Daily Local. COATESVILLE—As the sun rose Saturday morning, it marked the 20th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. A crowd gathered at the National Iron and Steel Heritage Museum in Coatesville, at the site of a colossal steel “trident.” The steel trident is one of the structural beams that held up the first nine floors of the North and South World T...