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Houlahan Travels to Oxford, Downingtown, Modena, and Coatesville in 2-Day Hurricane Ida Aftermath Survey

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CHESTER COUNTY – Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) concluded a two-day Hurricane Ida aftermath survey where she crisscrossed the county, visiting the hardest hit areas. She met with homeowners in Oxford whose neighborhood was decimated by a tornado, resulting in nearly a dozen homes being uninhabitable; the Chief of Police in Downingtown whose station is under reconstruction due to...

Houlahan Announces West Chester Job Fair to Connect Employers with Job Seekers

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WEST CHESTER – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) announced she’s hosting a job fair in October to connect employers who are hiring with job seekers. The event is free and open to the public. Jobs available are in both Chester and Berks counties, include both full- and part-time, and cover a broad range of skills including accounting, information technology, carpentry, manufacturing, s...

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

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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 – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) joined Novocure leadership to tour their Malvern facility and learn more about their vital work. There, she heard about the...

Houlahan Legislation Advances Out of Committee, Invests Billions in Underserved Markets and Manufacturers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced her legislation was successfully adopted in the House Small Business Committee’s $25 billion funding package advancing through the House. The committee now sends the bill to the House Budget Committee for inclusion in President Biden’s next legislative priority – the Build Back Better Act. “As an entrepreneur, I know how difficul...

Houlahan, Members of PA Delegation Urge Biden to Approve Major Disaster Declaration Request

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PENNSYLVANIA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced she and ten other members of the Pennsylvania congressional delegation sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Joe Biden urging him to swiftly consider and approve Governor Tom Wolf’s major disaster declaration request. "The morning after Hurricane Ida, small business owners in our community were still clearing mud and...

Houlahan Delivers in National Defense Authorization Act, Passes Amendment to Include Women in Selective Service

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, announced dozens of legislative priorities she successfully incorporated into the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). At a critical time for our country, these key provisions will honor our service members and veterans and strengthen our national security. Houlahan’s work secured...

Houlahan, Moran Announce $3.3 Million HUD Grant to Revitalize City of Reading Housing

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READING – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and City of Reading Mayor Eddie Morán announced a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the City of Reading. This competitive grant was awarded by the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction (LHR) grant program and aims to maximize the number of children under the age of six protected from lead poiso...

Reps Houlahan, Gonzalez Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Create Cybersecurity Job Training Programs

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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) introduced the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Expansion Act. This bipartisan, bicameral legislation would strengthen the U.S.’ cyber defenses and cybersecurity workforce by creating two new training programs within the federal government. One of the training programs would specifically recruit veteran...

Houlahan to Afghan Refugees Arriving in PHL: Welcome Home

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PHILADELPHIA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan issued the following statement on meeting with Afghan refugees at the Philadelphia International Airport: “Today, I had the privilege of welcoming Afghan refugees to, fittingly, the City of Brotherly Love,” said Houlahan. “My message to them? Welcome home.” “They arrived like many refugees before them, including my father, worn down by their j...

Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) and Grace Meng (NY-06) Lead 75 Members in Bipartisan Effort to Help Afghan Allies

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WASHINGTON, D.C.- Yesterday, in light of overwhelming outreach from our allies in Afghanistan requesting assistance from member offices to leave the country, Congresswoman Grace Meng (NY-06), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations which has oversight of the department’s policies and funding, and Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), who sits on the Ho...