Labor, Jobs and Economy

Houlahan Announces 100+ Employers, 2 Workforce Panels, and Free COVID-19 Vaccines in Impressive Lineup for October 12 Job Fair

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WEST CHESTER – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced an impressive lineup of employers and workforce development panelists ahead of next week’s Job Fair. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 12 from 3-7 p.m. in the Sturzebecker Center at West Chester University. Employer registration is full, and job seekers are encouraged to RSVP in advance. The event is free and open t...

Houlahan to House Leadership: No Excuses – We Must Deliver on Infrastructure

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “Amid a noisy debate in Washington about where Congress stands on infrastructure, I want to make my position unequivocally clear,” said Houlahan. “I am in full, enthusiastic support of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. Failure to deliver this bill during a critical time for our nation is simply not...

Houlahan Travels to Oxford, Downingtown, Modena, and Coatesville in 2-Day Hurricane Ida Aftermath Survey

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CHESTER COUNTY – Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) concluded a two-day Hurricane Ida aftermath survey where she crisscrossed the county, visiting the hardest hit areas. She met with homeowners in Oxford whose neighborhood was decimated by a tornado, resulting in nearly a dozen homes being uninhabitable; the Chief of Police in Downingtown whose station is under reconstruction due to...

Houlahan Announces West Chester Job Fair to Connect Employers with Job Seekers

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WEST CHESTER – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) announced she’s hosting a job fair in October to connect employers who are hiring with job seekers. The event is free and open to the public. Jobs available are in both Chester and Berks counties, include both full- and part-time, and cover a broad range of skills including accounting, information technology, carpentry, manufacturing, s...

Houlahan Tours Leading Cancer Treatment Development Facility Novocure, Meets with Malvern Employees

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Chrissy Solo Novocure

Rep. Houlahan tours Novocure facility in Malvern, PA. From left to right: Wilco Groenhuysen, Chief Operating Officer, Frank Leonard, Chief Development Officer, Rep. Houlahan, and Katie Meyer, Head of Government Affairs. MALVERN – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) joined Novocure leadership to tour their Malvern facility and learn more about their vital work. There, she heard about the...

Houlahan Legislation Advances Out of Committee, Invests Billions in Underserved Markets and Manufacturers

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Originally Posted in MyChesCo. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced her legislation was successfully adopted Friday in the House Small Business Committee’s $25 billion funding package advancing through the House. The committee now sends the bill to the House Budget Committee for inclusion in President Biden’s next legislative priority – the Build Back Better Act. “As...

Houlahan Legislation Advances Out of Committee, Invests Billions in Underserved Markets and Manufacturers

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced her legislation was successfully adopted in the House Small Business Committee’s $25 billion funding package advancing through the House. The committee now sends the bill to the House Budget Committee for inclusion in President Biden’s next legislative priority – the Build Back Better Act. “As an entrepreneur, I know how difficul...

Houlahan, Members of PA Delegation Urge Biden to Approve Major Disaster Declaration Request

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PENNSYLVANIA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) announced she and ten other members of the Pennsylvania congressional delegation sent a bipartisan, bicameral letter to President Joe Biden urging him to swiftly consider and approve Governor Tom Wolf’s major disaster declaration request. "The morning after Hurricane Ida, small business owners in our community were still clearing mud and...

House bill would create new cyber training and apprentice programs at DHS

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Originally Posted in SC Media. A bill introduced in the House this week would create a program within the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to retrain military veterans and members of the armed forces. The Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Expansion Act would create one or more new apprenticeship programs that are geared towards filling cybersecurity roles or needs at CISA, or that di...

Reps. McClain, Houlahan introduce bipartisan POST Act

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Originally Published in the Huron County View. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Lisa McClain (R-MI) and Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) recently introduced the Promoting Opportunities in Skilled Trades (POST) Act. This bipartisan legislation would allow for existing funds through the Perkins Grant Program to be used to attract, inform and bolster awareness of skilled trades programs for prospective students and e...