Transportation and Infrastructure

Houlahan, Comitta Visit FEMA Disaster Recovery Center, Applaud Efforts to Help Area Residents

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Rep. Houlahan and Senator Comitta thank site workers after DRC Manager Frenchshelle Sledge provided a tour and update. DOWNINGTOWN – On Saturday, U.S. Representative Chrissy Houlahan and State Senator Carolyn Comitta visited the recently opened FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Downingtown. According to FEMA officials, the DRC has helped 173 families access federal resources since opening on...

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 visits Chester County locations ravaged by Ida

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Originally Posted in the Daily Local. Rep. Houlahan meets with small business owners and borough officials from Modena, including Mark Highland, President of Organic Mechanics Soil Company (third from left, back row). U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan this week concluded a two-day Hurricane Ida aftermath survey where she crisscrossed the county, visiting the hardest hit areas. She met with homeowners in ...

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...

Chester County to get federal disaster aid as residents continue cleanup from Ida

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Originally Posted in the Daily Local. President Joe Biden has approved Gov. Tom Wolf’s request to declare a major disaster in Pennsylvania after the remnants of Hurricane Ida moved through the state. The move allows assistance to individuals financially impacted by the storm in Chester County. The announcement follows the directive to FEMA by Biden to make federal funding available to affected ind...

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...

Houlahan Explains Disaster Declarations, Damage Reports, Aid

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Originally Posted in Patch. WEST CHESTER, PA — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan is urging residents to report property damage from Hurricane Ida as she and other officials document the storm's wreckage for purposes of disaster declarations and recovery funding. "Hurricane Ida swept through our community last week, leaving behind extensive damage and a long road to recovery for many caught in its path. A...

Houlahan Secures MASSIVE Wins for Chester and Berks Counties

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WASHINGTON – This week, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) secured major wins for the people of Chester and Berks counties. In a series of appropriations packages. Houlahan not only directed millions of dollars in federal aid to local infrastructure but also locked down federal support for her community’s priorities, including on issues like the spotted lanternfly, veteran care, support for local police...

Rep. Houlahan: Pandemic highlighted need for "broadband access for everyone"

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Originally Published in The coronavirus pandemic has spotlighted the need for "broadband access for everyone," Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) said during an Axios at a virtual event that aired Thursday. Why it matters: The shift to remote learning during the pandemic exposed a stark digital divide, disproportionately affecting students of color and those from low-income households. What s...

In Visit to Morgan Truck Body, Rep. Houlahan Talks Jobs, Manufacturing and a Rebounding Economy in PA

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Rep. Chrissy Houlahan tours the Morgan Truck Body headquarters in Morgantown, PA with President and COO Michael Crane. Discussions focused on workforce development and filling open manufacturing positions. With a spotlight on filling available manufacturing jobs, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan visited Morgan Truck Body, North America’s largest manufacturer of light to medium duty truck bodies, headquarter...