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Houlahan Pushes Forward In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

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Houlahan Pushes Forward In Fight Against Opioid Epidemic WASHINGTON – Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) helped pass two crucial pieces of legislation this week – H.R. 7990, the FENTANYL Results Act and H.R. 2466, the State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2020 – which will work towards her goal of ending the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and across the country. Unfortunately, the ... Read more »

Houlahan Honored With Pennsylvania’s Friend of Farm Bureau Award For Her Support Of Local Agriculture

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) received the Friend of Farm Bureau Award in recognition of her support for agriculture-related policies in the 116th Congress. “I’m grateful not only for this recognition but also for the important work and leadership the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau provides for our community’s agricultural sector,” said Houlahan. “Chester and Berks c... Read more »

Houlahan Issues Statement On Violence In Nagorno-Karabakh

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “I condemn in the fullest terms the ongoing military violence perpetrated by Azerbaijan, aided and abetted by Turkey, against the ethnic Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh,” said Houlahan. “The United States has and must continue to support a peaceful, democratic, and negotiated resolution to the dispute ... Read more »

Houlahan And Yoho To Vice President Pence: America Needs A Coordinated, Global Strategy To Increase Access And Efficacy Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Ted Yoho (R-FL) urged the head of the Coronavirus Task Force, Vice President Pence, to present a plan for a coordinated, global strategy that would increase access and efficacy of a COVID-19 vaccine. Joining this bipartisan effort are Representatives David Trone (D-MD) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA). “Strong international coordination i... Read more »

Houlahan Joins UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie And UN Leadership To Call For Prevention Of Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Houlahan Joins UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie And UN Leadership To Call For Prevention Of Gender-Based Violence Amid COVID-19 Pandemic WASHINGTON – Representative Houlahan (D-PA) participated in a candid conversation with Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNF... Read more »

Houlahan Becomes First Freshman In History To Win Prestigious Democracy Award For ‘Transparency And Accountability’

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) became the first freshman to ever win the prestigious Democracy Award in the category of ‘Transparency and Accountability.’ The Democracy Awards are the Congressional Management Foundation (CMF)’s distinctive honors program recognizing achievement in operations and constituent service by Members of Congress. Rep. Houlahan has been selected... Read more »

Houlahan Passes Next Round Of COVID Relief

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WASHINGTON – Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the next round of COVID relief, an updated package of the Heroes Act passed in May. This updated legislation constitutes a $2.2 trillion relief package that will support health care workers, aid small businesses, help our schools and local municipalities, safeguard our elections and more. “From the start of this pandemic, I have wor... Read more »

Houlahan’s Bipartisan Veteran Suicide Prevention Initiative Heads To President’s Desk For Signature

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Rep. Houlahan speaks on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives about her bipartisan legislation of address the epidemic of veteran suicide. Full video of remarks can be viewed here. WASHINGTON – The House unanimously passed S.785, a critical veterans mental health package featuring Representative Houlahan’s bipartisan IMPROVE Act. This provision authorizes the Department of Veterans Affai... Read more »

Houlahan Issues Statement On Signing Of Abraham Accords

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “I see this as a positive step towards a more stable and peaceful Middle East,” said Houlahan. “I look forward to reading the Abraham Accords in their entirety and supporting the growth of these new and constructive relationships.” ### Read more »

Houlahan Honors Local Heroes On Floor Of U.S. House Of Representatives

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Rep. Houlahan submits names of local heroes into the Congressional record. WASHINGTON – Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) took to the floor of the United States House of Representatives to commend Walter Puddifer, Tom Garner, Hugh Lofting II, Dan DiGregorio, David MacDonald, and Burnett H. Wilson III for their heroic rescue – on Tuesday, August 4th, in our community of Chester County, amidst... Read more »