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West Chester >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6 of West Goshen, applauded House passage of H.R. 4661, the United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act, which passed this week on a bipartisan, unanimous basis.
Some members of Congress, including U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, say lawmakers could use more training on the prevention of sexual harassment.
As our nation struggles to come to grips with the latest in a series of all too common mass shootings, one clear lesson from the tragedy was that laws are only as effective as the people put in charge of implementing them.
U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, of West Goshen, this week joined 13 of his colleagues in the House of Representatives to call for legislative action for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
WASHINGTON >> The saying that timing is everything applies especially in cases where convicted domestic abusers retain access to firearms that could wound or kill their victims.
In 1996, Congress made it illegal for anyone convicted of domestic abuse to buy a firearm.
But in the two decades since then, there have been perpetrators of violent crimes who have had encounters with law enforcement over domestic abuse incidents and still have had little problem getting their hands on deadly weapons.
Two Philadelphia area congressmen from differing parties have introduced a resolution that would make it mandatory for their colleagues to get anti-sexual harassment training, according to a news release.
Rep. Ryan Costello and Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) introduced H.R. 4183, the Domestic Violence Records Reporting Improvement Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation to increase efforts to protect victims of domestic abuse and their families.
For two decades, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has offered vital services to families across the country, including right here in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
West Chester >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues on the Energy and Commerce Committee in sending a letter to the General Services Administration (GSA) requesting information on GSA’s data security evaluations when considering and awarding federal contracts.