Agriculture

Reps. Houlahan and Fitzpatrick Cross Party Lines to Eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly in PA

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Rep. Houlahan hosts press conference at Braeloch Brewing to announce her bipartisan effort to eradicate the Spotted Lanternfly. Behind her from left to right are Heather Leach, a leading entomologist focused on spotted lanternfly research from Penn State University, Kennett Square Mayor Matt Fetick, PA State Senator John Kane, and Kent Steeves, owner of Braeloch Brewing. KENNETT SQUARE – This wee...

U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan touts American Rescue Plan during tour of Berks

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Originally published in the Reading Eagle. Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan sat outside La Abuela Mexican Restaurant on Penn Avenue in West Reading Tuesday, snacking on fresh tortilla chips and tangy salsa. Between bites, the Chester County Democrat reflected on how great it felt to be able to once again visit places in her district following more than a year of online meetings and virtual town hall...

Houlahan sees 'positive energy' in Kennett Square during tour

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Originally published in the Daily Local News. AVONDALE — With little more than her eyes sticking out from beneath a COVID mask and protective hair net, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan D-6th, of Easttown, peppered several To-Jo Farms employees with questions about the ongoing pandemic and mushrooms. The 8,000 square foot, six tiered, and four aisle-wide mushroom house, produces 5.2 crops indoor, year-ro...

Pa. congresswoman highlights threat spotted lanternflies pose to beer, wine industry

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Originally published in 6 ABC Action News. KENNETT SQUARE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Pennsylvania officials are trying to get ahead of the destruction that comes along with the seasonal infestation of spotted lanternflies. Representative Chrissy Houlahan visited Braeloch Brewing in Kennett Square on Monday to highlight the damage done to businesses by the bug. The spotted lanternfly likes "hops," a k...

Houlahan Passes Bipartisan COVID Relief Deal

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) helped to pass a long-awaited, long-overdue bipartisan COVID relief deal. Representative Houlahan is a member of the bi-partisan and bi-cameral Problem Solvers Caucus, and much of what is in the final negotiated legislation was proposed by this group. Included in the package is her Paycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act, wh...

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...

Friend of Farm Bureau award recipients announced

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Originally Published in "Morning Ag Clips" Written by Liam Migdail, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau CAMP HILL, Pa. — Twelve members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation have been recognized with the Friend of Farm Bureau Award for supporting agriculture-related policies in the 116th Congress. The award is presented to members of Congress every two years near the conclusion of each legislative sessi...

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...

Scanlon, Pa. Demócratas hablan sobre los desafíos del Censo en medio de una pandemia

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Publicado en la Estrella-Capital Escrito por Cassie Miller El Censo de los Estados Unidos, que viene cada 10 años, es un proyecto logístico y burocrático masivo en los mejores momentos. Ahora imagine tratando de contar a cada persona que vive en los Estados Unidos en medio de la peor crisis de salud pública durante un siglo y una temporada presidencial. Durante una charla en vivo en Facebook y Twi...

Scanlon, Pa. Dems talk about Census challenges amid pandemic

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Originally published in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star Written by Cassie Miller The U.S. Census, which comes every 10 years, is a massive logistical and bureaucratic undertaking at the best of times. Now imagine trying to count every person living in the United States in the midst of the worst public health crisis in a century — and a presidential season. During a live chat on Facebook and Twitter ...