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Equality Act passes House

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Originally published in Philadelphia Gay News. After several hours of often contentious debate, the Equality Act passed the House of Representatives on February 25 with a 224-206 vote. Every Democrat voted for the bill, with three GOP members joining. “It is time to move together to ensure LGBTQ people have the chance to belong, to participate and to succeed in all areas of American life,” Sarah K... Read more »

Houlahan: Two-week window opens for PPP small business applications

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Originally published in the Daily Local U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of Easttown, is highlighting the start of a 14-day exclusive window for Paycheck Protection Program applications from small businesses with fewer than 20 employees. The move comes after Rep. Houlahan has repeatedly advocated for the smallest of small businesses. She has hosted numerous small business telephone town halls du... Read more »

Houlahan scores high in National Environmental Scorecard

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Originally published in Daily Local News. U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of Easttown, scored high in the Pennsylvania delegation’s scores of the 2020 National Environmental Scorecard, sponsored by the League of Conservation Voters. The same cannot be said of retiring U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who represents Pennsylvania. The scorecard is the primary yardstick for evaluating the enviro... Read more »

Vaccine supply in Chester County still low; Houlahan encourages residents to register for shot

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Originally published in Daily Local News. With demand for the COVID-19 vaccine exceeding supply, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th of Easttown, educated the public and sought solutions, during Wednesday’s virtual hour-long town hall. “Vaccines are one of the most effective tools we have to contain this virus,” Houlahan said. “To say it’s a difficult year would be an understatement. “I encourage al... Read more »

Pa. congresswomen address issues affecting Jewish community

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Originally Published in WFMZ-TV 69 News. Four members of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation participated in a forum Wednesday night, responding to questions about salient civic and governmental issues impacting the Jewish community. The virtual forum, entitled "An Evening with Our Regional Representatives" and sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley and Greater Philadelphia, f... Read more »

Houlahan: Our Democracy Has Showed Its Resilience

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Originally published in MyChesCo. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) attended yesterday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. She issued the following statement: “Today, our democracy showed its resilience. I was privileged to witness the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Filled with hope for our future, I watched Justice So... Read more »

Houlahan holds town hall in support of small businesses, decries breach of U.S. Capitol

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Originally published in Daily Local U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th, of Easttown, held a virtual town hall on Monday hosted by the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry. While the focus was Congressional action to support small businesses in wake of the ongoing pandemic — including relief for nonprofit organizations — the conversation concurrently tackled recent happenings at the Capitol... Read more »

Jane Goodall joins lawmakers in calling for rethinking conservation and national interests

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Originally Published in The Hill Written by: Lilian Bautista The relationship between national security, economic interests and environmental protection needs to be rethought and reformed, lawmakers and experts said Tuesday. Rethinking conservation and how humans interact with nature will require a "more respectful" relationship, famed primatologist Jane Goodall said at The Hill's Conservation and... Read more »