Jobs & Economy

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan comes to Reading, talks small-business growth, jobs

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Originally Posted in Reading Eagle READING—U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan raised the glass to her lips, wincing and coughing as the liquid inside hit her taste buds. The congresswoman likes hard ciders, but the peach version she had been given at Saucony Creek Brewing Co. Friday was more sour than expected. "Sorry, I should have warned you," Saucony's vice president of operations Kirby Powell said wit... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Addresses A Severe Lack of Women In STEM Community And Launches Bipartisan Women In STEM Caucus

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Rep. Chrissy Houlahan launches the bipartisan Women in STEM Caucus. Originally posted in Daily Local News WEST CHESTER — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6 of Easttown, launched the first-ever Women in STEM Caucus Wednesday, which was founded to increase the presence of women and underrepresented minorities across STEM fields. The caucus currently has 13 bipartisan Members. “I was one of 10 women in... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Passes USMCA

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan voted to pass the bipartisan United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA). This historic trade deal passed the House 385-41. “I am proud to have reached a compromise on this crucial trade deal that will help our community’s farmers and manufactures,” said Houlahan. “This USMCA is a product of bipartisan negotiation and working with the Administr... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Welcomes USMCA Progress

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan issued the following statement on the path forward for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA): “Trade is crucial to the growth of Pennsylvania’s economy and the success of our small businesses,” said Houlahan. “I applaud the efforts of House leadership and the Democratic Working Group to reach a deal on a U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement t... Read more »

Houlahan chairs hearing focusing on role of small businesses

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Originally Posted in Daily Local News WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan Wednesday chaired a House Small Business Committee hearing focused on how small businesses incorporate social and environmental responsibility into their business model and the role of the federal government in empowering and supporting them. “Small businesses have been critical leaders in the practice of corporate soci... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Chairs Committee Hearing Celebrating Small Business Leadership On Corporate Social Responsibility

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan chaired a House Small Business Committee hearing focused on how small businesses incorporate social and environmental responsibility into their business model and the role of the federal government in empowering and supporting them. “Small businesses have been critical leaders in the practice of corporate social responsibility,” said Houlahan. “... Read more »

13 Proven Strategies For Female Founders To Run and Grow Your Business

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Originally published in Thrive Global Written by Darrah Brustein According to a recent survey of female business owners conducted by Visa, there are two key drivers that catapult women to start their own companies. Thirty-seven percent do so to pursue their passion, while thirty-six percent are seeking financial independence. When starting up, ninety-seven percent said they solicited advice from o... Read more »

Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan holds town hall in Reading, addresses immigration, guns and infrastructure

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U.S. Rep Chrissy Houlahan speaks at town hall meeting that drew about 80 people to the Goggleworks Center for the Arts in Reading on Sunday afternoon. It lasted an hour, addressing infrastructure, education, immigration, and climate change. Originally published in the Reading Eagle Written by Dan Kelly READING, PA — There are a lot of frustrating things involved in the daily life of a freshman le... Read more »

Houlahan: Congress must continue to fight for the American worker

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Originally published in the Daily Local By Rep. Chrissy Houlahan Labor Day is a day to celebrate, honor, and advocate for the working families who make our Commonwealth strong. Thousands of Pennsylvanians in our community are making our Commonwealth a better place because of the work they do, because of their positive contributions to our economy, and because of their commitment to responsible and... Read more »

What makes America great is what makes American startups thrive

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Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, third from left, visits with employees at Berks LaunchBox, a startup based in Reading, Pa. Originally published in Roll Call By Rep. Chrissy Houlahan and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers OPINION — Benjamin Franklin once said, “Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.” Our Founding Fathers built the greatest country in the world through harnessing the entrepreneurial s... Read more »