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Trahan Statement on the overturning of Roe v. Wade

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court released its decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade: “The consequences of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe are devastating. Millions of women are losing access to safe, legal abortion care immediately because of anti-abortion s...

House Votes to Advance Trahan’s Bipartisan Youth Mental Health Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, secured passage of her bipartisan legislation to renew critical youth mental health and suicide prevention programs. “Before the COVID-19 pandemic, youth mental health was a serious problem that had to be addressed. Today, it’s a crisis, and we need to invest in...

Trahan’s Bipartisan MATE Act Passes House, Moves to Senate

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan’s (MA-03) bipartisan legislation to help address the root causes of the addiction crisis passed the House of Representatives. First introduced by Trahan in 2019, the Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act would standardize substance use disorder training to ensure that all prescribers of addictive medications possess baseline knowledge...

Marking National Gun Violence Awareness Month, Trahan Delivers $500k for Gun Violence Prevention in Haverhill

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LOWELL, MA – Today, just past the midway point of National Gun Violence Awareness Month, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) announced the awarding of $500,000 in federal funding for UTEC's gun violence prevention programs in Haverhill. The funding, which was secured by Trahan during government funding negotiations earlier this year, will be used to bolster the organization’s efforts in coordination...

Trahan Casts Votes for Two Key Anti-Inflation Bills

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LOWELL, MA – This week, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) supported two critical pieces of legislation designed to ease inflationary pressures that are driving costs up for families across the nation. The House took up and passed bills to crack down on exorbitant shipping costs driving up the prices of imported goods and slash prices at the grocery store and the gas pump by supporting farmers and ...

Lori Trahan Votes in Favor of Gun Control Bill

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Lori Trahan Votes in Favor of Gun Control Bill By: Aaron Curtis WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan’s vote was among the 223 by the House in favor of legislation in response to mass shootings in Buffalo, N.Y., and Uvalde, Texas, that would tighten the nation’s gun laws. The package, titled the Protecting Our Kids Act, passed by a mostly party-line vote of 223-204 on Wednesday. During a speech on Ca...

Trahan Secures $100 Million Authorization for MA-3 Sewage System Upgrades

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WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) voted to advance the bipartisan 2022 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA 2022), which authorizes critical funding to undertake water development projects in communities across the nation. Following testimony from Trahan before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, the legislation includes a $100 million federal fundin...

Trahan Supports Commonsense Gun Safety Legislation to Protect Our Kids

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) voted in favor of H.R. 7910, the Protecting Our Kids Act, which would implement lifesaving, commonsense gun safety laws that respond to the recent mass shootings in schools and communities across the United States. The legislation passed 223-204. During debate on the Protecting Our Kids Act, Trahan spoke in favor of the legislation. Her rem...

Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Announces Over $59 Million in AmeriCorps Funding

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Washington, D.C. – Representative Lori Trahan (D-MA-03), United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA.) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Representatives Richard E. Neal (D-MA-01), James P. McGovern (D-MA-02), Stephen F. Lynch (D-MA-08), Bill Keating (D-MA-09), Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark (D-MA-05), Seth Moulton (D-MA-06), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07), and Jake Auchincloss (D-MA-04) today annou...

Trahan, Marlborough Leaders Tour HVAC Upgrades Made Possible by Federal COVID-19 Relief Funding

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LOWELL, MA – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant, and state and local leaders toured Jaworek Elementary School to see how the city is putting school relief funding from the American Rescue Plan to use upgrading the school’s cooling and ventilation systems. “When we passed the American Rescue Plan last year, we included school relief funding that was desig...

Lori Trahan Secures Millions for Lowell Music, Entertainment Venues’ Pandemic Recovery

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Lori Trahan Secures Millions for Lowell Music, Entertainment Venues’ Pandemic Recovery By: Cameron Morsberger LOWELL — U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan met with U.S. Small Business Administration officials Wednesday to highlight millions in grant awards for struggling local businesses, venues and organizations. The funding, totaling about $10.4 million across the 3rd Congressional District, is through the S...

Lawmakers Grill FDA Officials for their Role in Baby Formula Shortage

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Lawmakers Grill FDA Officials for their Role in Baby Formula Shortage By: Angi Gonzalez WASHINGTON — Lawmakers aren’t just focused on the manufacturers’ role in the baby formula shortage, they’re also looking at whether the Food and Drug Administration bore some responsibility, according to testimony at two separate hearings on Capitol Hill. “Infant formula is more regulated than most food product...

‘To all our service members . . . Thank You:’ Tributes to veterans mark Memorial Day

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‘To all our service members . . . Thank You:’ Tributes to veterans mark Memorial Day By: John Hilliard Across the region on Memorial Day, people gathered together to pay touching, heartfelt tributes to service members who gave their lives defending the country. During a ceremony in Lawrence, veterans who have died were remembered, including a young Marine who was killed in Afghanistan last year. O...

KEEPING PROMISES ~ $2M for Gr. Lawrence Family Health Center

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KEEPING PROMISES ~ $2M for Gr. Lawrence Family Health Center By: Tom Duggan May, 2022 – Last month, Lawrence Mayor Brian A. DePeña joined U.S. Representative Lori Trahan (MA-3), the Lawrence State Delegation, members of the Lawrence City Council, and GLFHC leaders to announce $2 million in federal funding secured by Trahan to expand primary health services offered to patients at Greater Lawrence F...

Trahan Hosts Town Hall Meeting at Haverhill Library

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Trahan Hosts Town Hall Meeting at Haverhill Library By ALANA MELANSON LOWELL — U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan and local leaders and community partners came together Wednesday to mark National Small Business Week with the announcement of a $1 million federal investment in Entrepreneurship for All’s small business programs. The occasion was held at the Stedman Street headquarters of invisaWear, one of EforAl...