Voting

Rep. Houlahan Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Telehealth Services for Seniors During COVID-19 Pandemic

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WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, alongside Reps. Terri Sewell (D-AL), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Ron Kind (D-WI), Jason Smith (R-MO) and Jackie Walorski (R-IN), introduced the Ensuring Parity in MA and PACE for Audio-Only Telehealth Act, bipartisan legislation to help ensure Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees who cannot access the video ... Read more »

Houlahan Passes Bipartisan, Commonsense Gun Laws

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass two commonsense gun violence prevention measures, H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, and H.R. 1446, the Enhanced Background Checks Act. She is a cosponsor of both bills, each of which passed with bipartisan support in the House. “Gun violence isn’t a Democrat or Republican issue; it’s an American issue that we as a... Read more »

Houlahan Secures PA Priorities in American Rescue Plan

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the American Rescue Plan, a comprehensive relief bill aimed at containing the COVID-19 virus, increasing vaccines, accelerating the safe reopening of schools and businesses, uplifting vulnerable Pennsylvanians and providing direct support to our community’s small businesses. The bill is now headed to President Biden’s desk fo... Read more »

Berks County's congressional delegation reacts to passage of $1.9 trillion relief package

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Originally published in the Reading Eagle. Members of Congress representing Berks County had mixed reactions to the approval of a sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package on Wednesday. The 220-211 vote in the House of Representatives almost entirely along party lines now sends the American Rescue Plan to President Joe Biden's desk. The plan includes $1,400 checks for millions of people, ... Read more »

Houlahan Stands with Workers and Passes Bipartisan PRO Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, of which she is a cosponsor. This bipartisan legislation is historic in its robust support of workers’ collective bargaining rights. “To grow the middle class, you need to stand with working Americans,” said Houlahan. “I’m supporting the PRO Act because I believe an economy is b... Read more »

Houlahan Votes to Restore Democracy and Passes Her Legislation to Secure American Elections

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, which aims to restore our democracy, strengthen voting rights and clear the way to the ballot box for millions of eligible American voters. She is a cosponsor of the legislation. “Our democracy is at its strongest when people participate,” said Houlahan. “H.R. 1 takes a crucial step towards rea... Read more »

Equality Act passes House

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Originally published in Philadelphia Gay News. After several hours of often contentious debate, the Equality Act passed the House of Representatives on February 25 with a 224-206 vote. Every Democrat voted for the bill, with three GOP members joining. “It is time to move together to ensure LGBTQ people have the chance to belong, to participate and to succeed in all areas of American life,” Sarah K... Read more »

Houlahan: Our Democracy Has Showed Its Resilience

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Headshot of Chrissy Houlahan

Originally published in MyChesCo. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) attended yesterday’s inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. She issued the following statement: “Today, our democracy showed its resilience. I was privileged to witness the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. Filled with hope for our future, I watched Justice So... Read more »

Houlahan Votes To Impeach The President

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House Floor Speech Impeachment

Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to impeach President Trump after he incited a violent attack on the United States Capitol. This was a bipartisan impeachment with a final vote of 232-197. She issued the following statement: “A domestic terrorist attack occurred on American soil against our country’s very Capital,” said Houlahan. “This attack was incited by the President of the U... Read more »