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April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Susan Wild (D-PA) was joined by Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA) in introducing the EMS Counts Act, bipartisan legislation that would address the chronic miscounting of first responders, particularly firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 29, 2021, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) joined U.S. Reps.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

On March 24, 2021, Representative Susan Wild convened the second of two Facebook Lives to discuss the American Rescue Plan and the status of physically reopening schools in her district.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) led a press conference with community leaders yesterday to discuss the $24 million in rental assistance funding coming to Lehigh County as part of the American Rescue Plan. Earlier this month, Rep.

March 26, 2021 Press Release

This week, Rep. Susan Wild convened two Facebook Lives with educators and parents to discuss the path to physically reopening schools and the resources within the American Rescue Plan to help school districts in the Lehigh Valley. A portion of her introductory remarks are included below.

March 24, 2021 Press Release

As we mark Equal Pay Day on March 24, Rep. Wild joined the House Committee on Education and Labor mark-up of the Paycheck Fairness Act. Wild said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between men and women – including passage of the critical Paycheck Fairness Act

 

March 22, 2021 Press Release

This week, Representative Susan Wild will convene two Facebook Lives to discuss the American Rescue Plan and the status of physically reopening schools in her district. She will hear from parents and educators to discuss the resources available in the COVID relief package and the needs of her community moving forward.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representatives Susan Wild (PA-07), Dwight Evans (PA-03), Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), Mike Doyle (PA-18), Matt Cartwright (PA-08), Madeleine Dean (PA-04), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), and Conor Lamb (PA-17) wrote to Governor Tom Wolf about the new round of rental assistance funding and urged him to avoid the pitfalls of the 2020 rental assistance program.

 

March 19, 2021 Press Release

On March 16th, the House passed the Working to End Child Abuse and Neglect Act, or the WE CAN Act, legislation led by Rep. Susan Wild (PA-07) to require a study into trends in referrals for incidents of child abuse and neglect across the nation.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Today, Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) and Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) led a bipartisan coalition of their colleagues in a letter to Acting Office of Management and Budget Director Rob Fairweather to urge him to reconsider a possible reclassification of a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as an area with a population of at least 100,000.

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May 22, 2019 In The News
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May 15, 2019 In The News

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May 9, 2019 In The News
Heard of Chrissy Houlahan? Of course not. Does the name Debbie Mucarsel-Powell ring a bell? Probably not. Veronica Escobar, Angie Craig, Jahana Hayes… never heard of them. But you’ve definitely heard of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Ilhan Omar. All seven were women elected to Congress in 2018 for the first time, yet only two seem to get any attention. The question is why.
May 2, 2019 In The News
Focusing attention on threats to press freedom here in the United States, PEN America and its allies are, for the first time, marking World Press Freedom Day 2019 not only globally but across the country by mobilizing communities nationwide to stand up for journalism and celebrate the free press as a vital cornerstone of our democracy.
April 30, 2019 In The News
U.S. Representative Susan Wild (PA-07) highlighted what she called disparities between the Allentown School District and surrounding suburban school districts at a hearing Tuesday.
April 22, 2019 In The News
As federal officials come up with a game plan for fentanyl, officials in the Lehigh Valley are developing plans to combat opioids.

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