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Trahan Statement on the Israel-Hamas War

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) issued the following statement regarding the ongoing conflict in Gaza: “As a mother, each day has brought new heartbreak from the tragic, unnecessary suffering and death of innocent Palestinian civilians in Gaza, including women and young children. An immediate stop to the fighting – a ceasefire – negotiated and agreed to by both the Israeli go...

Fusion Caucus Celebrates House Passage of Bipartisan Fusion Energy Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressional Fusion Energy Caucus Co-Chairs Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), Don Beyer (D-VA-08), Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN-03), and Jay Obernolte (R-CA-23) celebrated passage of their Fusion Energy Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation will promote the development of fusion energy by codifying the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) decision to establ...

Trahan Highlights Federal Funding for Local, High-Tech Educational & Job Training Program

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LOWELL, MA - Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), State Representative Rodney Elliott, State Representative Vanna Howard, and MCC President Phil Sisson highlighted $409,410 in federal funding granted to Middlesex Community College’s (MCC) Industry Integrated Computer Aided Design (CAD) Expansion Program. This funding was made possible through the Economic Development Administration (EDA)’s ST...

Trahan Joins Bipartisan Group to Reauthorize Creating Hope Act, Save Lives of Children with Rare Diseases

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LOWELL, MA – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Health Subcommittee, introduced the Creating Hope Reauthorization Act of 2024 alongside Representatives Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Anna Eshoo (D-CA-16), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL-12), Michael Burgess (R-TX-26), and Nanette Barragán (D-CA-44). This legislation would reauthorize the Creating H...

Trahan, Valadao Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Save Essential Health Systems

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, and Congressman David Valadao (R-CA-22) introduced the Reinforcing Essential Health Systems for Communities Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish an “essential health system” designation in federal law, creating opportunity for more federal funding and ...

Trahan Statement on Yet Another MAGA Republican Impeachment Vote

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Lori Trahan (MA-03) issued the following statement after a second House Republican vote to impeach U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas: “Once again, extreme MAGA Republicans have hijacked the House floor to force another vote on a partisan, unconstitutional impeachment of our ...

Trahan, Murphy, Adams Reintroduce Legislation To Promote Gender Equity In Sports

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WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a former Division I volleyball player, partnered with Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) to reintroduce legislation to promote gender equity in college and K-12 sports. The Fair Play for Women Act would promote fairness and equity in participation opportunities and institutional support for women's and gir...

Trahan Statement on Failed Impeachment of Secretary Mayorkas

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Lori Trahan (MA-03) issued the following statement after voting against the failed Republican attempt to impeach U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas: “House Republicans are all talk, no action when it comes to strengthening our border security. Instead of securing the House’s ...

Trahan Opposes Dangerously Inadequate GOP Foreign Aid Bill

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Lori Trahan (MA-03) issued the following statemen after voting against House Republicans’ attempt to use defense aid for Israel as a political weapon to kill negotiations on funding for humanitarian assistance for innocent Palestinians, Ukraine’s defense, and efforts to counter Chinese aggression in the In...

Trahan Statement on Steward Hospitals Remaining Open

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, issued the following statement after Steward Health Care announced it had secured financing to keep its hospitals in Massachusetts open: “I’m glad that families in Haverhill, Methuen, the Nashoba Valley, and beyond can go to sleep tonight knowing their community hospita...

Trahan Calls Out Steward Health Care’s “Private Equity Playbook” in Congressional Hearing

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, participated in a Congressional hearing where she slammed Steward Health Care’s private equity business model that has led to a dangerous trend in community hospital closures across the nation, including possibly in Massachusetts. CLICK HERE or the image below to wa...

Trahan Votes to Expand Child Tax Credit, Increase Affordable Housing Supply, and Spur Economic Development in Massachusetts

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Lori Trahan (MA-03) supported passage of the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, bipartisan legislation that would expand access to Child Tax Credit benefits, increase the supply of low-income housing, and strengthen research, development, and manufacturing investments being made by s...

ICYMI: Trahan Hosts Facebook Live on LIHEAP & Home Heating Assistance

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan hosted a discussion on how Massachusetts families can access federal home heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Trahan was joined bylocal community leaders, including Connie Martin, Division Director of Energy and Community Resources for Community Teamwork; Norma Alvarez, Program Director for LIHEAP at Makin...

Trahan Celebrates $5 Million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding for Gardner Municipal Airport’s Reopening

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) wasjoined by Mayor Mike Nicholson, State Senator Peter Durant, State Representative Jon Zlotnik, Gardner City Council President Lizzy Kazinskas, Councillor Ron Cormier, and Gardner Airport Manager Isabelle Davis as well as officials from the Federal Aviation Administration, and MassDOT to highlight $5,052,810 in federal funding that has support...

Trahan Highlights Federal Funds for New EV Courses at Mount Wachusett Community College

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) joined Mayor Mike Nicholson, State Senator Peter Durant, State Representative Jon Zlotnik, Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) President James Vander Hooven, Councillor Aleksander Dernalowicz, and various MWCC leaders to highlight $350,000 in federal funding for MWCC’s new Electric Vehicle Technician Training Program within their Automotiv...