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Trahan Praises Completion of FY21 NDAA Conference Report

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Committee conferee, issued the following statement after completion of the Conference Report for the Fiscal Year 2021 NDAA: “Today’s agreement is evidence that the ability to work toward a bipartisan compromise is still possible in Washi... Read more »

Congresswoman Trahan Commemorates Small Business Saturday with Stops at MA-03 Small Businesses

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) celebrated Small Business Saturday by visiting shopping local at small businesses in Lowell, Marlborough, and Townsend. “Small businesses continue to be some of the most impacted by challenges brought about by COVID-19. Yet, they continue to work every day to overcome those hurdles to serve their communities and keep workers on payroll. Small B... Read more »

Trahan, House Vote to Get Americans Back to Work by Expanding Lucrative Registered Apprenticeships

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee’s Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, voted in the House of Representatives to pass H.R. 8294, the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation that invests more than $3.5 billion over the next five years to create nearly one million new apprenticeship ... Read more »

Congresswoman Trahan Applauds $3.7 Million in Head Start Funding for Community Teamwork in Lowell

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LOWELL, MA - Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, announced $3,744,377 in federal Head Start funding for Community Teamwork Inc, a non-profit organization in Lowell. This grant was awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Head Start. “The social and emotional well-being of ... Read more »

Congresswoman Trahan and Senator Markey Lead Colleagues in Urging State Department to Address Deterioration in Human Rights in Cambodia

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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) today called on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to address the alarming deterioration in human rights and democratic rule in Cambodia, as Cambodia’s leader Hun Sun has ramped up government crackdown on dissent since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. As of October 2020, 55 political prisoners are being ar... Read more »

Trahan, Warren, Markey Statement on Passing of Marlborough Servicemember

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WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) released the following statement after hearing the tragic news regarding Chief Warrant Officer Marwan Sameh Ghabour of Marlborough, Massachusetts’ passing in the Sinai Peninsula. “We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Chief Warrant Officer Marwan Sameh Ghabour’s passing. Wh... Read more »

Congresswoman Trahan Applauds $2.7 Million in Head Start Funding for Making Opportunity Count in Fitchburg

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LOWELL, MA - Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, announced $2,735,193 in federal Head Start funding for Making Opportunity Count, Inc., a social services organization in Fitchburg. This grant was awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families’ Office of Head Start. “Despite the unprecedente... Read more »

Congresswoman Trahan Applauds $150k in CARES Act Funding to Northern Middlesex Regional Council of Governments

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LOWELL, MA. - Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) applauded the awarding of $150,000 in federal grant funding from the Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration’s COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Project to the Northern Middlesex Regional Council of Governments. “With local governments being forced to carry the brunt of the load that COVID-19 has brought to our communities,... Read more »

Congresswoman Lori Trahan Applauds $200k in Federal Grant Funding for the LUK, Inc. in Fitchburg

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LOWELL, MA. – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) applauded the awarding of $200,000 in federal grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families to LUK, Inc, a not-for-profit social service agency in Fitchburg. “As we continue to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t lose sight of this crisis’ impact on our youth, e... Read more »

Congresswoman Trahan Congratulates Luther Burbank Middle School and Paul P. Gates Elementary School on Blue Ribbon Awards

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Education and Labor Committee, applauded the recognition of two Third District-based schools as 2020 Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education. Luther Burbank Middle School in Lancaster and Paul P. Gates Elementary School in Acton were recently honored with the designation, an extremely competitive award giv... Read more »