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Houlahan Announces Voting Safely In 2020 Weekly Townhall Series

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CHESTER COUNTY – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) is announcing a telephone town hall series entitled, “Voting Safely In 2020.” This weekly series will feature election officials and local leaders who will help answer questions from Pennsylvanians about voting during a pandemic, voting from home, sending in the ballot by mail, and more. “Your vote is your voice, and I am asking every ... Read more »

At Local Vineyard, Houlahan Advocates For Her Bipartisan Effort To Combat The Spotted Lanternfly

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Rep. Houlahan leads press conference on her work to eradicate the spotted lanternfly from PA. Local leaders join Rep. Houlahn’s effort to save PA farms from invasive species. From left to right: Heather Leach, Penn State Entomologist, Anthony and Karen Vietri, Owners of Va La Vineyards, State Rep. Christina Sappey, Chester County Commissioner Marian Moscowitz, Chester County Commissioner Josh Max... Read more »

Houlahan: IRS Must Act Quickly to Disburse Economic Impact Payments to PA-06 Families

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), along with 128 of her colleagues, wrote to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requesting improvements to the Economic Impact Payments (EIPs, also known as “rebates” or “stimulus payments”) authorized in the bipartisan CARES Act. For months, Houlahan has heard from frustrated constituents who are counting on this relief to pay their bills.... Read more »

Houlahan Delivers on Promise to Help Save USPS

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) passed the Delivering for America Act through the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation prohibits the Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on January 1, 2020 and provides $25 billion in critical funding to support the Postal Service - the same level of funding recommended b... Read more »

Houlahan to Leadership: Take Action on Unemployment Insurance

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced that she, along with 113 members of the New Democrat Coalition, of which she is the Freshman Leadership Representative, sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer urging them to take action to extend unemployment insurance and stabilize this system. “Even as areas of our community work to safely r... Read more »

Houlahan Issues Statement On Returning To Washington To Vote To Save Post Office

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “The postmaster general is injecting a dangerous breed of partisanship into the United States Postal Service, an essential service afforded to all Americans as mandated by the Constitution,” said Houlahan. “The implications of this systemic attack on USPS, which traces its roots back to our very own Benjamin F... Read more »

Houlahan Defends U.S. Post Office Amidst Attacks From President

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced actions in response to the Administration’s efforts to cut U.S. Postal Service operations and threats to further defund this essential service. Rep. Houlahan has cosponsored the Delivering for America Act, a bill that prohibits any cuts or changes to USPS services during the COVID-19 pandemic. With many businesses operating remotel... Read more »

Chairs Of Servicewomen & Women Veterans Congressional Caucus Demand Congressional Hearings On Spc. Vanessa Guillen Murder, Comprehensive Review Of Sexual Harassment And Assault In The Armed Forces

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Servicewomen & Women Veterans Congressional Caucus Chairwoman Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Vice Chairs Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ), Elaine Luria (D-VA) and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) requested that the House and Senate Armed Services Committees hold hearings into the murder of Spc. Vanessa Guillen, support legislative proposals to address sexual assault and misconduct and work to implem... Read more »

Houlahan Champions Efforts To Increase Child Care Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) helped pass two child care bills through the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 7027, the Child Care Is Essential Act, of which she is a cosponsor, would create a $50 billion Child Care Stabilization fund and invest in child care so that providers across Pennsylvania have the resources they need to safely reopen. Without adequate investme... Read more »

Houlahan To Administration: Reengage With The International Community To Help Save American Lives From COVID-19

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “Today, I helped pass the bipartisan Securing America from Epidemics (SAFE) Act, of which I am a cosponsor, through the House Foreign Affairs Committee with unanimous support,” said Houlahan. “As we continue to face this global pandemic, it is critical that the United States actively engage with the internat... Read more »