Health Care

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

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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 bill would reduce health care cost for veterans and their families

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Originally Published in the Daily Local. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) has introduced bipartisan legislation would limit copayments for outpatient visits for mental health or behavioral health under the TRICARE program. Called the Stop Coppay Overpay Act, she was joined by Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA). Successful passage of this bill would ensure servicemembers, veterans, and their families receive the...

Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Stop Copay Overpay Act to Reduce Health Care Costs for Veterans and Their Families

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WASHINGTON – Today, Reps. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) introduced their Stop Copay Overpay Act. This bipartisan legislation would limit copayments for outpatient visits for mental health or behavioral health under the TRICARE program. Successful passage of this bill would ensure our servicemembers, veterans, and their families receive the care they need at a reasonable cost...

Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing Bump Day

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing July 21st as Bump Day. She is joined in this effort by Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA). Bump Day is a global advocacy day for maternal health, and Rep. Houlahan’s resolution not only commemorates this day but also reaffirms t...

Houlahan Stands Strong With Home Care Workers

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Rep. Houlahan makes the case that support for the care economy must be included in Congressional infrastructure package. WEST CHESTER – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) joined members of the Services Employee International Union (SEIU) to discuss and advocate for the care economy, a critical sector that is in dire need of federal support. Rep. Houlahan also announced her co-sponsorsh...

Houlahan Moves to Restore Funding to UNFPA and Re-Honor U.S. Commitment to Protecting Women and Girls Across the Globe

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) is re-introducing her Support UNFPA Funding Act, co-led by Chairman Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), Representatives Lois Frankel (D-FL), Diana DeGette (D-CO), Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Jackie Speier (D-CA). For four years, the Trump Administration refused to honor the United States commitment to the United Nations Pop...

My Body, My Voice, My Choice: Launching UNFPA’s 2021 State of World Population Report

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Originally published in New Security Beat. “As we’re talking, the bodily autonomy of millions of women and girls around the world is still denied,” said Klaus Simoni Pedersen, Acting Director of the Division of Communications and Strategic Partnerships for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) at the recent U.S. launch event of the 2021 UNFPA State of the World Population report, hosted by th...

Houlahan: The President’s Budget Proposal Is a Win for Pennsylvanians

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CHESTER COUNTY – Today, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan issued the following statement regarding President Biden’s budget proposal. “The President’s Budget makes clear that this Administration is serious about addressing the grave challenges we face as we emerge from this pandemic,” said Houlahan. “These investments would have a dramatically positive impact on working families across Pennsylvania. “Fun...

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...