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Trahan, Massachusetts Congressional Delegation Urge Biden Administration to Approve State’s Bid for Additional Funding to Support New Arrivals

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), and members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation, sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Deanne Criswell, urging them to approve Massachusetts’…

Trahan Statement on Senate Republicans Once Again Blocking Legislation to Codify IVF Access

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), who underwent in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment to overcome fertility challenges, issued the following statement after Senate Republicans blocked passage of the Right to IVF Act, legislation that would codify women and couples’ access to IVF: “While millions of couples are living in fear of IVF and other fertility treatments…

Trahan Statement on Committee Passage of GOP Legislation Targeting College Athletes

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a former Division I athlete, issued the following statement after the House Education and the Workforce Committee passed the dubiously titled Protecting Student Athlete’s Economic Freedom Act, partisan Republican legislation to limit college athletes’ rights: “Once again, Republicans in Congress have decided to plow forward with…

Trahan, Miller-Meeks Bill to Expand Health Care Access for Kids Advanced by House Committee

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswomen Lori Trahan (D-MA-03) and Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA-01), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, secured unanimous passage of their bipartisan legislation in a Committee markup to help children with complex medical conditions access critical care. The Accelerating Kids’ Access to Care Act, which the lawmakers…

Trahan Urges Federal Agencies to Address Predatory Private Equity Model that Decimated Steward Health Care

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee, wrote to the Federal Tade Commission (FTC), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) encouraging strong action to address the private equity model deployed by Steward Health Care that led to the company’s…

Democratic Moms Issue Statement Against Republican Effort to Ban Fertility Treatments for Veterans

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Co-Chair Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Congresswomen Susie Lee (NV-03), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-25), Sydney Kamlager-Dove (CA-37), and Susan Wild (PA-07) issued the following statement in opposition to a Republican amendment to ban access to IVF and other fertility treatments for veterans who receive care…

Trahan Announces $6.5 Million for Clean School Buses in Fitchburg, Acton-Boxborough

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LOWELL, MA – On Wednesday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) announced $6,410,000 in federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding for the Fitchburg and Acton-Boxborough school districts to purchase 19 new zero-emission school buses. The funding was awarded through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean School Bus Program, which is helping Massachusetts communities replace…

Trahan Announces $2.2 Million for Third District Boys & Girls Clubs

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LOWELL, MA – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) announced $2.2 million in federal funding for Boys & Girls Clubs across the Third District. This funding is being used to support new or existing workforce development programming at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Lowell, Lawrence, Greater Haverhill, MetroWest, and Fitchburg, Leominster, and Gardner. This programming…

Trahan Statement on Historic Victory for College Athletes

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03), a former Division I athlete and member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Innovation, Data, and Commerce Subcommittee, issued the following statement after the NCAA, Power Five conferences, and attorneys for athletes suing for antitrust violations in college sports agreed to a proposed…

Trahan, Castor Urge Instagram to Abandon “Friend Map” Feature

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WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday, Congresswoman Lori Trahan (MA-03) and Congresswoman Kathy Castor (FL-14), members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Innovation, Data, and Commerce Subcommittee, wrote to Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri to express deep concerns with the social media platform’s development and future launch of the “Friend Map” feature. This feature would allow users to see…