Stories tagged: "Chrissy Houlahan"


Rep. Chrissy Houlahan and her daughter, Molly
My Pride and Joy

This Pride Month, I ask my fellow parents, educators, and lawmakers to simply love one another and embrace our diversity and differences.  My family, and so many families across our great country, are clearly stronger for it.

FILE - Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 26, 2016. Albright has died of cancer, her family said Wednesday, March 23, 2022.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Mourn the Passing of Madeleine Albright

Albright, the 1st female US secretary of state, has died of cancer at 84.

A poster bearing the image of voting rights icon John Lewis is seen during a news conference after the House of Representatives passed the The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act in Washington, on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
These Are the Nine Lawmakers from Pennsylvania Who Voted Against Restoring Voting Rights

The partisan vote for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act illustrates the strong divide between parties on American issues as fundamental as the right to vote.

Two Marine Helicopter Squadron One (HMX-1) Sikorsky VH-3D Sea King helicopters depart Miami International Airport after a visit from then-President Barack Obama in 2015. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Two Years After Trump’s Reprieve, Chester County Helicopter Plant Closing

Lockheed Martin estimated that about 240 employees will lose their jobs and another 120 will be offered the opportunity to relocate.

In this image from video, Rep. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., speaks during the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (Senate Television via AP)
See How Pennsylvania’s Congressional Members Have Voted on the Equality Act So Far

Democratic members of the US House of Representatives are calling on the US Senate to honor Pride Month by voting for the Equality Act.

In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry (R-York) speaks at the US Capitol Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
One Pennsylvania Congressperson Voted Against the AAPI Hate Crimes Bill

Scott Perry voted against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill, but it still passed the US House of Representatives and was signed into law on Thursday.

US Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., seen here speaking from the House chamber earlier this year, is one of ten members of the US House of Representatives from Pennsylvania who voted for the bill. (House Television via AP)
Which PA Representatives Support Pregnant Workers, and Which Don’t?

The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act won broad bipartisan support while passing the US House of Representatives, even if a majority of Pennsylvania’s GOP lawmakers voted against it.