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Houlahan Builds Bipartisan Coalition To Support National Service During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) mounted a bipartisan effort to address the needs of our national service members volunteering through programs like AmeriCorps and SeniorCorps. The effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable communities will in large part depend on the work of first responders and members of our national service programs. Con... Read more »

Houlahan Secures Disaster Loans For PA, Introduces Legislation For Small Business Contractors And Other Relief For Small Businesses During Coronavirus

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced actions to support small businesses in Pennsylvania’s 6th District during the COVID-19 outbreak. Following her bipartisan, bicameral advocacy, the Small Business Administration has granted an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, unlocking low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Pennsylvania business... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Leads PA Democratic Delegation In An Effort To Protect Medicaid From Administration’s Threats

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan led the PA Democratic Delegation in an effort to stop the Administration’s latest attempt to undermine our Commonwealth’s crucial Medicaid system and threaten the health and lives of thousands across our communities. In a letter to the Administration, the Chrissy and her colleagues advocated for the 8000,000 adults in Pennsylvania who access affo... Read more »

Representative Houlahan To Host Local Affordable Care Act Navigator Edward Trevorrow At State Of The Union

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KENNETT SQUARE, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan announced that her guest to this year’s State of the Union will be Edward (Ted) Trevorrow, a Facilities Coordinator/Affordable Care Act and Medicare Specialist at La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) in Kennett Square, PA. “Ted is on the front lines of ensuring people are able to access the Affordable Care Act,” said Houlahan. “This month, we are w... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Takes Historic Vote On War Powers Resolution

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass a bipartisan War Powers Resolution, of which she was an original cosponsor. This legislation reasserts Congress’ authority as the sole body to declare war and makes clear that the President does not have authorization for the use of military force against Iran. This resolution passed the House 224-194. “Qaesm Soleimani had the blood... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Announces Funds Secured By Critical Education Programs In Chester And Berks Counties

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Rep. Houlahan visits the Head Start Program at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. DOWNINGTOWN – This week, Representative Chrissy Houlahan announced Federal grants totaling $4,730,485 to the Head Start Programs at the Berks County Intermediate Unit and the Chester County Intermediate Unit. This money helps fund early childhood education, particularly among English Language learners, in both Ch... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Issues Statement On Killing Of Qasem Soleimani

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “Qasem Soleimani had the blood of thousands on his hands. To be clear, the Iranian regime – in large part, under Soleimani’s leadership – has supported terrorism around the world and consistently worked to undermine the national security of the United States and our allies. “Our President ordered this strike... Read more »

Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort To Help The Military Recruit And Retain Tech Talent Heads To The President’s Desk

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WASHINGTON – Representatives Houlahan and Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Rob Portman (R-OH) laud the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2020 that included their Armed Forces Digital Advantage Act. The bipartisan, bicameral legislation would modernize the Department of Defense (DoD) workforce by adding a recruitment focus and establishing milita... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Passes USMCA

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass the bipartisan United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA). This historic trade deal passed the House 385-41. “I am proud to have reached a compromise on this crucial trade deal that will help our community’s farmers and manufactures,” said Houlahan. “This USMCA is a product of bipartisan negotiation and working with the Administr... Read more »

Rep. Houlahan Lauds Passage Of Government Funding Bills That Include Key Pennsylvania Priorities

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass two bipartisan legislative packages that together comprise all 12 fiscal year 2020 funding bills. These bills both passed the House. “We were successful today in working across party lines to fund the government and elevate key issues that affect our community, commonwealth, and country,” said Houlahan. “These bills, among other things, fund ... Read more »