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Representative Houlahan Denounces Decision To Formally Withdraw From The Paris Agreement

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s decision to formally notify the United Nations on Monday that he would be withdrawing the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change: “The Administration seems determined to disregard the scientific fact that climate change is happening,” said Houlahan. “Withdrawing from the... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Calls For A Transparent Investigation To Protect Our National Security

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted for H.Res.660 - Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, and for oth... Read more »

Houlahan, Casey Press ICE on Berks Residential Center, Condemn Family Detention

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) are calling on U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement (ICE) to provide more information on the Berks County Residential Center. The letter follows a visit to the center, concerning reports of migrant families being denied access to medical care, mental health services, adequate sleep and information about the... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Passes Her Bill To Defend American Elections From Foreign Interference

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the Stopping Harmful Interface in Elections for A Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act, which included her bill, the Stop Supporting Foreign Interference in Our Democracy Act, to hold accountable Americans who help foreigners interfere in our elections. This comprehensive legislation will strengthen the resilience of our democracy ... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Condemns Administration For Enabling Russia In The Middle East

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) released the following statement on Putin and Erdogan’s new agreement. “We abandoned the Kurds, brave men and women who fought alongside us against ISIS, and left them to die,” said Houlahan. “And now, Russia has predictably stepped in to increase its influence in the Middle East. The Administration’s willingness to seemingly be an enabler... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Calls On Congress And The President to Re-Fund UNFPA And Stand Up For Women And Girls

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) introduced the Support UNFPA Funding Act of 2019, co-led by Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY), Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), Lois Frankel (D-FL), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). Since taking office, the Administration has withdrawn all funding from the United Nation... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Celebrates National Mushroom Day By Introducing Legislation To Honor Pennsylvania’s Mushroom Growers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced legislation that formally recognizes today, October 15th, as National Mushroom Day and honors the regions of Chester and Berks Counties, Pennsylvania, for their unparalleled contributions to the national mushroom industry. “I’m honored to introduce legislation that elevates the work of our mushroom farmers” said Houlahan. “Over 6... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Leads Bipartisan Effort to Protect Pennsylvanian Crops from Spotted Lanternfly

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Rep. Houlahan gets an up close look at Penn State Berks' spotted lanternfly research during her recent visit to the campus. Photo: PSU Berks READING – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced a bipartisan effort to encourage the United States Department of Agriculture to support research into preventing the spread of and eventually eradicating the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive an... Read more »

Houlahan Releases Joint Statement Regarding Syria With Bipartisan Colleagues Upon Return From Congressional Delegation

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Washington, D.C. - Reps. Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07), Andy Kim (NJ-03), and Jason Crow (CO-06) responded to the decision to pull back U.S. troops from Northern Syria. The bipartisan group just returned from a congressional delegation visit to Turkey, Afghanistan, and the Syria-Jordan border. The Members said: “As members of the House Armed Services,... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Addresses Allegations and Demands Answers from the Administration

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “Over the past few days, my attention has been drawn, sadly, to the new allegation that our President threatened a foreign leader by denying military assistance in order to obtain information that would discredit a political opponent. If this is true, this marks a sad, new chapter for our country,” said Houl... Read more »