Houlahan advances funding for 15 community projects through US House Appropriations Comm.

Houlahan meets with one recipient of last year’s Community Project Funding – United Community Services for Working Families (UCSWF) in Reading. Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) successfully advanced 15 project priorities, totaling $10,404,544 in Community Project Funding, through the House Appropriations Committee; these projects will directly benefit Chester and Berks County residents. On...

Houlahan hosts SBA Admin for roundtable, high-tech tour

L to R: Co-Founder of nth Solutions Susan Springsteen; Administrator Guzman, Rep. Chrissy Houlahan; and Rep. Dan Williams tour additional space in Innovation Hub COATESVILLE – Last week, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) hosted Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman in Coatesville for back-to-back events: a roundtable discussion with Chamber and business...

Rep. Houlahan hosts U.S. Commerce Secretary on high-tech tour, roundtable in Malvern

L to R: David Valletta, Vishay Executive Vice President – Worldwide Sales; Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce; and Chrissy Houlahan, U.S. Representative of PA-06 viewing Vishay’s product display cases Yesterday, Representative Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) hosted U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, and business, government, and student representatives from Chester County for a tour and roundtable...

HS artists show their skills at Congressional District Art Competition

2022 Congresswoman Houlahan’s Congressional Art Show Winners (pictured from left to right): Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan; third place – Leah Nicberte, West Chester Henderson High School; second place – Jia Lin, Conestoga High School andfirst place – Shurti Bedekar, West Chester Henderson High School. More than 300 high school students across Chester County and beyond displayed their artwork...

Houlahan promotes Medicare Open Enrollment in Phoneixville

Rep. Houlahan holds roundtable with Phoenixville Area Senior Center and PA MEDI representatives. On Monday, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) held a roundtable discussion with members of the Phoenixville Area Senior Center (PASC) and Pennsylvania Medicare Education and Decision Insight (PA MEDI) to answer Medicare questions and continue her efforts encouraging area seniors to take advantage of the open...

Sikorsky to close Coatesville helicopter plant, 240 jobs to be lost

Lockheed Martin announced Thursday that it would close the Sikorsky helicopter plant in the Coatesville area — near Chester County Airport in Valley — with the loss of some 240 local jobs. Not surprisingly, many of the elected officials who brokered a deal to keep the plant open in 2019 expressed anger and frustration at the decision — including U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6), who fought to...

Houlahan highlights threat to local economy posed by Spotted Lanterfly

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times @mikemcgannpa U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan speaks at a media event Monday to highlight the threat to the local economy from the Spotted Lanterfly, as Braeloch Brewing owner Ken Steeves looks on. KENNETT SQUARE — If you are a beer or wine lover — or a fan of Chester County’s great agricultural products — you have a new Public Enemy, No. 1: the Spotted Lanternfly. This...

Houlahan backs effort to raise the minimum wage

U.S Rep. Chrissy Houlahan WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6) announced she was a co-sponsor of the Raise the Wage Act of 2021. The legislation will phase in an increase to the minimum wage to $15/hr by 2025, which will give nearly 32 million Americans and nearly 100,000 Pennsylvanians right here in our community a raise. Rep. Houlahan also sponsored this legislation in...

Houlahan asks for ‘Valentines for Veterans’

WEST CHESTER – U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-6)  — Chester County’s representative in the U.S. House, is inviting students and residents in the region to participate in the Valentines for Veterans project by making cards for area veterans, thanking them for their service. “Especially during this pandemic, we’ve seen extraordinary acts of kindness in the Pennsylvania Sixth,” said...

Rep. Houlahan: It’s time to start the impeachment inquiry

By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times You may or may not have heard much about the testimony of former FBI Director and Special Counsel Robert Mueller this past week before Congress. While many in the media seem fixated on the optics — Mueller wasn’t showy, and demurred on answering a number of questions — for those who paid attention (and read his 400-page plus report), it is increasingly evident...