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Representative Houlahan Leads Passage Of Historic National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) voted to pass the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) after helping shepherd it through the House Armed Services Committee. A number of provisions in the bill were authored by Rep. Houlahan and agreed to in final passage by a vote of 220-197. “Today, I was proud to stand up for our country and our defense community – the military, th... Read more »

Rep. Houlahan welcomes Trump to help her fight to save Sikorsky jobs

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Originally published in Daily Local News By MediaNews Group WEST CHESTER — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan Saturday publicly invited President Donald Trump to help her work to save jobs lost by the closing of the Sikorsky helicopter facility near Coatesville. The facility’s 465 employees were notified last week that they were being laid off. “As soon as Sikorsky announced its decision to close the Coat... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Welcomes President Trump To Her Fight To Save Pennsylvanian Jobs

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CHESTER COUNTY, PA – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) issued the following statement: “As soon as Sikorsky announced its decision to close the Coatesville facility, I immediately began using all the tools at my disposal to fight for the people in my community — workers who had consistently delivered these helicopters on-time and on-budget,” said Houlahan. “I spoke with and wrote to Da... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Advances Legislation to Directly Address Issues Facing America’s Servicewomen

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) secured the support of the Armed Services Committee for a series of policy priorities that are included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as it moves towards consideration by the full House of Representatives. As Chair of the Servicewomen and Women Veterans Congressional Caucus, Rep. Houlahan proudly offered a number of ame... Read more »

Representative Houlahan Passes Twelve Amendments into the National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) through the House Armed Services Committee. Twelve amendments authored by Rep. Houlahan were offered and voted on by the Committee to be included in the bill. “I was proud to advocate for my community and my country today with my 12 amendments to this year’s National Defense Authorizatio... Read more »

Rep. Houlahan seeks answers about closure of Sikorsky plant

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Originally published in The Pottstown Mercury By Donna Rovins WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th Dist., wants to know why a helicopter plant in her district is closing, endangering more than 450 jobs. Houlahan has introduced an amendment to H.R. 2500 — the National Defense Authorization Act — which refers to the series of laws that specify the annual budget and expenditures for t... Read more »

WITF News - Border wall could siphon project money away from Fort Indiantown Gap

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Originally published in WITF News By Marc Levy (The Associated Press) Two members of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation say the Department of Defense tells them congressionally approved money for four projects in Pennsylvania, including one at Fort Indiantown Gap, are at risk of being diverted by the Trump administration to help finance a U.S.-Mexico border wall. The offices of Senator Bob Ca... Read more »

Rep. Houlahan Statement on Troop Withdrawal from Syria

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Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) released the following statement on the approaching deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. Forces from Syria amid reports that American allies in Europe have turned down a request to keep their troops in Syria after U.S. withdrawal. “I have deep concerns over President Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria by the end of April” said Hou... Read more »

Rep. Houlahan Statement on the Conference Report and the Possibility of President Trump Declaring a National Emergency

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Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) released the following statement on the Conference Report and the possibility of President Trump declaring a potential national emergency. “I am pleased that we were able to come together with a strong bipartisan, bicameral framework that will keep our government open, secure our borders, and make key investments in economic development, environmental protec... Read more »

ASPI The Strategist - The month in women, peace and security: January 2019

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Originally published in ASPI The Strategist By Luke Courtois, Rhys De Wilde, Genevieve Feely and Mali Walker Women, peace and security was in focus at the United Nations in January, with a number of high-profile events and new developments. The UN Security Council held an Arria-formula meeting on women, peace and security in the Middle East and North Africa to explore ideas for promoting national ... Read more »