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Houlahan Statement on the Passing of Indiana Rep. Jackie Walorski

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06) issued the following statement after learning of the passing of Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) and two of her staffers:


“I was shocked and saddened to hear of the tragic accident which took the lives of my colleague, Jackie Walorski, and two of her staff members, Zachery Potts and Emma Thomson,” said Houlahan. “My heart goes out to their families and the community members that they served.”


Houlahan is an Air Force veteran, an engineer, a serial entrepreneur, an educator and a nonprofit leader. She represents Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District, which encompasses Chester County and southern Berks County. She serves on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Small Business Committee. She is the recipient of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award which “recognizes members who demonstrate the bipartisan leadership and constructive governing necessary to move our country forward.”