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Houlahan Stands Up for Pregnant Workers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) helped pass H.R. 1065, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, of which she was also a cosponsor. This bipartisan bill would require employers to make reasonable accommodations in the workplace for pregnant employees to ensure their health and safety. The legislation would also prohibit employers from discriminating against pregnant applicants ...

Houlahan Issues Statement on Violence in Jerusalem

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “The escalating conflict between the Palestinian and Israeli people should concern us all,” said Houlahan. “Destabilizing efforts in the Middle East have global ramifications and, as evidenced by these past few days, result in horrific death of innocent civilians. Hamas is a terrorist organization, again...

Houlahan Convenes Panel Focused on Community College’s Role in Future of Work

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Rep. Houlahan, Dr. L. Joy Gates Black and panel from Delaware County Community College discuss the future of work and the role of community college in the effort to rebuild the PA economy. WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Houlahan hosted a public forum examining the critical role community college will play as Pennsylvania works to rebuild its economy and generate jobs and academic opportunitie...

Just in Time for Mother’s Day, Houlahan Introduces Military Moms Matter Act

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Tags: Veterans

WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), chair of the Servicewomen and Women Veterans Congressional Caucus, introduced her Military Moms Matter Act of 2021. This historic, bipartisan legislation, alongside Rep. Stephanie Bice (R-OK), aims to protect and support servicewomen who have just given birth, particularly during the critical postpartum stage. “Moms who serve are badasses...

Houlahan Earns Lifetime Achievement Score of 100% from Alliance for Retired Americans

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Tags: Voting

WASHINGTON – Today, the Alliance for Retired Americans announced that Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) has earned a lifetime achievement score of 100%, indicating a strong voting record on issues pertaining to Pennsylvania’s retirees and senior citizens. The Alliance for Retired Americans is a grass roots advocacy organization with more than 4.4 million members nationwide. Its mission is to protect th...

Houlahan Statement on President Biden’s Joint Address

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan issued the following response to President Biden’s joint address to Congress and the nation: “Tonight, President Joe Biden addressed the nation at a historic time as we continue to battle this pandemic. Great progress has been made in our fight – all adult Americans are eligible for a vaccine, businesses and schools are opening safely and our ec...

Representatives Houlahan, Baird and Senators Rosen, Hyde-Smith, Kelly Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral STEM RESTART Act to Support Workers Re-Entering or Transitioning to STEM Jobs

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representatives Houlahan (D-PA) and Baird (R-IN) introduced the STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and Training (RESTART) Act. This bipartisan legislation would provide funding to small and medium-sized STEM businesses to offer robust, paid, mid-career internships, known as “returnships,” for mid-career workers seeking to return or transitio...

Houlahan Heads to White House to Talk Job Creation in PA

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From left to right: Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), Derek Kilmer (D-WA), Scott Peters (D-CA), Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Sharice Davids (D-KS) and Kathy Manning (D-NC) outside the White House following their meeting with the Biden Administration. WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) met with White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain, White House Counselor...

Houlahan Issues Statement on Derek Chauvin Verdict

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement in response to the jury finding Derek Chauvin guilty of murder. “Around this country and across the globe, people watched with horror as Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds,” said Houlahan. “Today, the jury came back with what I believe was the only acceptable verdict – Derek Chau...

Houlahan: Investing in Infrastructure Will Bring Good Paying Jobs to PA

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WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) called for robust infrastructure funding for her community and the Commonwealth of PA to be included in this year’s surface transportation spending package. In a letter to Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Houlahan made a clear case for why her communi...