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Congresswoman Lori Trahan Announces $1,532,356 In Funding for MA3 Communities

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Lowell, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) announced three grants for MA3 communities totaling $1,532,356. The first grants announced by Congresswoman Trahan come in the amount of $70,000 and is awarded to the Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, under the direction of Karen Conard. The organization’s work has established economic development planning and strategies that support capi... Read More »

Representatives Trahan, Pressley Applaud Massachusetts Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) Reform Bill

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Boston, MA – Today, Representatives Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) applauded Massachusetts State Senator Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) and State Representative Alyson Sullivan (R-Abington) for their efforts to call attention to workplace sexual harassment and the role non-disclosure agreements (NDA’s) have played in silencing victims. This bipartisan legislation, S. 929, would bar th... Read More »

Representatives Trahan, Brown, and Stefanik Introduce the Bipartisan Fairness for Excepted Service Employees Act of 2019

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Washington, DC – Yesterday, Representatives Lori Trahan (D-MA), Anthony Brown (D-MD), and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) introduced the Bipartisan Fairness for Excepted Service Employees Act of 2019. This legislation would ensure that essential or “excepted” service employees would be eligible to receive unemployment compensation if there is a shutdown beginning on or after October 1, 2019. “The most basic... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Calls For Impeachment Inquiry Against President Donald Trump

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Washington, DC — Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) released the following statement calling for Congress to initiate an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. "I believe it is time to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Trump. This is not a decision I came to lightly. As a staffer during the Clinton impeachment, I’ve seen firsthand how disruptive this process can b... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Votes to Pass Raise the Wage Act, Increasing Pay for Up to 33 Million American Workers

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) voted to pass the Raise the Wage Act, landmark legislation to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 over six years. According to independent economic analysis, the bill would increase pay for up to 33 million American workers. The Raise the Wage Act is an important step toward delivering on House Democrats’ promise to restore... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Hosts Dr. James Baker of MA3 At Bipartisan Freshman Working Group on Addiction Policy Breakfast

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Washington, DC – Today, at the invitation of Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) Dr. James Baker, who practices medicine in Massachusetts’ Third Congressional District, presented to Members of the Bipartisan Freshman Working Group on Addiction at their July policy breakfast. The Freshman Working Group on Addiction, of which Rep. Trahan is a founding member, aims to capitalize on the new blood and ... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Announces $1,683,802 In Funding for UMass Lowell

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Lowell, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) announced two federal grants awarded to the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The National Science Foundation (NSF) provided a $383,803 grant in support of a project titled "Global-Position Tracking Control for Highly Versatile Bipedal Robotic Walking,” which is under the direction of Yan Gu, Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineerin... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Announces $472,944 in Federal Grant Funding for the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center

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Lawrence, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) announced a grant totaling $472,944 for the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Inc. This award will support program T91, also known as Affordable Care Act Teaching Health Center; Graduate Medical Education. This award comes from the Department of Health and Human Services and is awarded by the Office of the Secretary. “I am thrilled tha... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Announces Massachusetts Priorities Secured in House Passed National Defense Authorization Act

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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, secured several key wins for Massachusetts in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020 (H.R. 2500). The House passed the NDAA earlier today. The FY20 NDAA authorizes $733 billion for our national defense to take care of troops, conduct critical research and development, a... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan to Unveil New Migrant Death Accountability Legislation with Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA)

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Boston, MA – Tomorrow, Tuesday July 9, 2019, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) will unveil the Accountability for Migrant Deaths Act, a new bill to ensure that Congress is notified promptly of migrant deaths in U.S. custody and can act to hold the administration accountable. Congresswoman Trahan will be meeting with Eva A. Millona, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Ad... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Announces $300,000 in Federal Grant Funding for UMass Lowell

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Lowell, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) announced two National Science Foundation (NSF) awards totaling $300,000 made to the University of Massachusetts Lowell. The first award has an intended total amount of $50,000.00, and supports a project entitled "I-Corps: Detecting Cancer in Single Cells," and started Jul. 01, 2019. The second award has an intended total amount of $249,997.0... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan to Visit Immigrant Detention Facilities on the US Border

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Washington, DC — On Monday, July 1, 2019, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) will join several of her colleagues from the House of Representatives on a delegation led by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) to El Paso and Clint, Texas to visit and tour several facilities used to detain immigrants, including those housing young children and infants in notoriously deplorable conditions. Followin... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Statement on Passage of Critical Cyber and Election Security Legislation

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) released this statement following the passage of H.R. 2722, the Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act of 2019. “The need to safeguard the security and integrity of our elections is urgent. That is why today, I voted in favor of the SAFE Act. We know that Russia interfered in our 2016 elections. We also know that the Administrati... Read More »

Trahan Amendment Urging the FCC to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence Included in FY 2020 FSGG Appropriations Bill

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Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) successfully amended the Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Services & General Government appropriations bill (H.R. 3351). Rep. Trahan’s amendment would compel the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to provide an update into results from its investigation into the sale of geolocation data by wireless carriers to third party location aggregat... Read More »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Applauds Inclusion of Funding Priorities for CSO Clean Up, 2020 Census, Veterans Health Care, and More in House-Passed Appropriations Package, H.R. 3055

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Washington, DC — Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) highlighted numerous priorities of Massachusetts and the Third Congressional District included in H.R. 3055, the second “minibus” packages of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills. This bill passed the House on Tuesday, June 25. “This appropriations package secures a number of important wins for Massachusetts’ Third Congressional District... Read More »