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Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan gives an update on coronavirus

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Originally published in the Reading Eagle Written by Jeremy Long U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is doing her best to keep her constituents informed on the evolving coronavirus pandemic. The Chester County Democrat, who represents the 6th District that includes Reading and many southwestern communities in Berks County, hosted several telephone town halls over the past three weeks to discuss the pandemi... Read more »

Houlahan Secures Disaster Loans For PA, Introduces Legislation For Small Business Contractors And Other Relief For Small Businesses During Coronavirus

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced actions to support small businesses in Pennsylvania’s 6th District during the COVID-19 outbreak. Following her bipartisan, bicameral advocacy, the Small Business Administration has granted an emergency declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, unlocking low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans for Pennsylvania business... Read more »

House lawmakers introduce legislation to promote women's global empowerment

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Originally published in The Hill Written by Juliegrace Brufke A group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced legislation on Monday intended to encourage women's participation in the global workforce. The Development Prosperity (W-GDP) initiative, which was launched in February 2018 with White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump — the president's daughter — at the helm, aims to develop economic stability... Read more »

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 »