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Electric buses, asphalt and bridges: On Capitol Hill, pols from Pa., nationwide jostle for federal transportation cash

BY: and - May 23, 2021

Rep. Dan Meuser, R-9th District., put in for $5.5 million to resurface a stretch of US-222 in Berks County, while Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, D-6th District., is seeking $5 million to add a lane to a stretch of that same road, just five miles away.

Pa. Dems join majority to approve $1.9T COVID-19 relief bill on a near party-line vote

BY: - February 27, 2021

Two House Democrats voted against the bill—Reps. Jared Golden of Maine and Kurt Schrader of Oregon. Every Republican opposed it. 

Fetterman’s early 2022 entrance gives him time to build strength — or set up his fall

BY: - February 9, 2021

Fetterman — the 6’8” former mayor of a western Pennsylvania mill town known for his social media jabs and informal dress — has built a brand and identity with strong appeal to thousands of avid supporters. 

Where suburban Philly’s 2020 congressional hopefuls stand on LGBTQ issues, explained

BY: - October 14, 2020

This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.

Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon

BY: - October 2, 2020

Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.

COMMENTARY

COVID-19 is a wake-up call: It’s high time for action on our climate crisis | Opinion

BY: - September 1, 2020

We are at a crossroads. Let’s put people’s health and safety first, and get ahead of the next crisis while responding to this one.

‘American women go to work’: Democratic women roast Trump’s ‘suburban housewife’ scare tweet

BY: - August 13, 2020

A day after President Donald Trump darkly tweeted warnings of a suburban “invasion,” and bragged that only he could protect “the suburban housewife” from its impact, four Democratic women offered a forceful rebuttal, describing him as a relic of an America that, if it existed in the first place, was the relic of an “Ozzie […]

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick, Houlahan make another push to crack down on toxic PFAS chemicals

BY: - July 1, 2020

Federal lawmakers from Pennsylvania and other states are making another push to crack down on a widespread class of “forever chemicals” linked to cancer.

COMMENTARY

Local officials are frontline heroes. Washington has to give them the help they need | Chrissy Houlahan

BY: - May 17, 2020

So, in my community alone, we have a disparity in the way the existing aid is being dispersed. Both communities are deserving.

Pa. Reps. Wild, Houlahan push for reopening of Obamacare exchanges during pandemic

BY: - April 15, 2020

A bill that that would require the exchanges to reopen any time there's a public health emergency declaration remains in park in the Senate.

On Capitol Hill, Pa. lawmakers brace for coronavirus impact: ‘It’s going to change life in America’

BY: - March 19, 2020

The crisis “a strange opportunity for us to refocus.” U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean said. “We can remember how interconnected we really are.” 

Pa’s Dean: ‘I’m looking forward to … telling my granddaughters,’ as U.S. House removes ERA barrier

BY: and - February 13, 2020

Many Republican lawmakers argued on the House floor Thursday that the Equal Rights Amendment would be used by supporters to fight abortion restrictions.