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Key House Republicans are warming to a proposal aimed at bringing down ObamaCare premiums, raising the chances of legislative action this year to stabilize the health-care law.
Members of a bipartisan group of U.S. House members, including a Chester County representative, have released a framework of their principles for addressing immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship for those in the DACA program, plans to support various aspects of border security, and modifications to visa programs.
Starting a new savings account, upgrading home appliances, improving wages and benefits for employees, and buying new equipment for a business are each examples of what I’ve heard constituents can do because of tax reform under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
West Chester >> Reps. Ryan Costello (PA-06), Patrick Meehan (PA-07), Lou Barletta (PA-11) and Pete King (NY-02) recently sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee in support of funding for a grant program for the Northeast Corridor (NEC), as government funding negotiations continue between House and Senate leadership.
West Chester >> As part of his work to fight the opioid epidemic, Rep. Ryan Costello, a member of the Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus, has joined a group of his colleagues to release the legislative agenda of the bipartisan Heroin Task Force, which includes 100 members of Congress.
West Chester >> The U.S. Department of Justice decision to rescind Obama-era guidance on marijuana enforcement is facing bipartisan criticism from local lawmakers.
READING, PA -- U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello talked about the politics and policy of recently passed tax reform, a pathway to citizenship and improving U.S. infrastructure during a meeting Wednesday with the Reading Eagle editorial board.
Sixty-six years ago, Earl Swartz, a Marine Corps reservist from Reading called to active duty during the Korean War, returned to Pennsylvania by train from the West Coast, where a troublesome appendix kept him from going overseas.
A local veteran who bears the scars of his heroism now proudly wears a different reminder.
The Action Cam was in West Chester Wednesday as Congressman Ryan Costello pinned the Purple Heart on Private First Class Justin Radbill.