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Houlahan And Joyce Introduce Small Business Compete Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and John Joyce (R-PA) introduced the Small Business Compete Act. This bipartisan bill aims to help certain small businesses compete for lucrative federal contracts by easing Category Management requirements implemented by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget, which could give an unfair advantage to larger contractors over small co... Read more »

Houlahan Continues To Protect Pennsylvanians’ Health Care

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. This comprehensive legislation lowers Americans’ health coverage costs through tax credit expansions, negotiates lower prescription drug prices, expands coverage by funding critical federal and state efforts to increase health coverage enrolment, combats inequity... Read more »

Houlahan Votes To Pass George Floyd Justice In Policing Act Of 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the bipartisan George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, of which she is a cosponsor. “Today’s passing of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 is a culmination of decades-long activism by Black leaders, activists, and elected representatives,” said Houlahan. “It was a privilege to cosponsor and help pass t... Read more »

Houlahan And Wilson Introduce United States-Israel Military Capability Act Of 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Joe Wilson (R-SC) introduced the bipartisan United States-Israel Military Capability Act of 2020 which would deepen cooperation on defense technology development between Washington and Jerusalem. This bill requires the Department of Defense to establish a working group with Israeli counterparts to collaborate on the research and d... Read more »

Houlahan Co-Sponsors Justice In Policing Act Of 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) co-sponsored the Justice in Policing Act of 2020. “There are moments when we are called upon to be leaders, to stand up for what is right for our community, for our Commonwealth, and for our country,” said Houlahan. “This is one of those moments. “It is an undeniable fact that systemic racism exists in our country and that it has since... Read more »

Houlahan Releases Statement Opposing Annexation Of West Bank

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement regarding the proposed annexation of the West Bank: “The bond between the United States and Israel is founded on a commitment to democratic values, security, and peace in the Middle East,” said Houlahan. “United States policy towards Israel has rested on these principles for decades, and it is my belief t... Read more »

Houlahan Releases Statement On Southeastern Veterans’ Center

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WEST CHESTER, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “What has happened at the Southeastern Veterans’ Center is a tragedy,” said Houlahan. “I have been in close touch with the Governor’s team and spoke with Governor Wolf today about my concerns. I support a thorough investigation and echo many in my community in a demand for answers. My heart goes out to... Read more »

Houlahan, Shalala and Scanlon Introduce Legislation to Thank Pandemic Responders

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WEST CHESTER, PA – U.S. Reps Chrissy Houlahan (PA-6), Donna Shalala (FL-27) and Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5) have introduced H.R. 6953, the Pandemic Responder Service Award Act, legislation that seeks to thank the millions of frontline health care workers for their service in keeping America safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the legislation proposes an award for front line health car... Read more »

Houlahan Passes Heroes Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass The Heroes Act. She issued the following statement: “Today, I voted to pass the Heroes Act through the House of Representatives,” said Houlahan. “The Senate has shown no sense of urgency to move forward on additional relief for Americans struggling with the health and economic impacts of COVID-19, and this bill serves a... Read more »

Houlahan Leads Bipartisan Legislation To Establish A National Public Health Corps

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) introduced the National Public Health Corps Act of 2020 alongside Representatives Bera (D-CA), Foster (D-IL) and Waltz (R-FL). This bipartisan bill would create a new branch of national service, the National Public Health Corps within the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to mobilize service-minded individuals to ... Read more »