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Letter to editor: Climate change poses grave threats to Pennsylvania; here’s what we’re doing about it

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Originally published in Daily Local by Rep. Chrissy Houlahan and Penn Environment. As local residents celebrated Earth Day, 2019, we used it as a crucial opportunity to put a bright and necessary spotlight on one of the most critical issues affecting Pennsylvania, our country, and our world – climate change. Let us be frank: Climate change is happening. The effects will be disastrous. And it’s cau... Read more »

Pennsylvania Capital-Star - 100 Days into the new Congress, we’re bringing change to Washington

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Originally published in Pennsylvania Capital-Star. By Madeleine Dean, Chrissy Houlahan, Mary Gay Scanlon, and Susan Wild Last November, Pennsylvanians from Philadelphia to Erie held a referendum on the type of government they want. With fairly drawn, constitutionally legitimate Congressional districts, voters ushered in a new, more diverse era of representation. Only a year ago, our Commonwealth w... Read more »

The Washington Post - Veterans can restore trust in Congress. That’s why we created a new caucus.

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Originally published in The Washington Post By Jimmy Panetta , Don Bacon , Chrissy Houlahan and Michael Waltz Just a few decades ago, veterans made up more than 70 percent of Congress. An ingrained commitment to public service brought these Democrats and Republicans together to put country over party. These members’ primary obligation was to patriotic service, not partisan politics. Now, veteran r... Read more »

Daily Local News - Guest column: A bipartisan approach to border security and ending the shutdown

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Originally published in the Daily Local News By Chrissy Houlahan It has been 14 days since I was sworn into Congress on behalf of the citizens of Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District. It is the honor and privilege of my lifetime. Unfortunately, I join dozens of other freshmen from across the nation entering our first days in office into a partial government shutdown. Nearly one quarter of the... Read more »