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Congressman Ryan Costello

Representing the 6th District of Pennsylvania


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December 8, 2017 Press Release

West Chester, PA – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) today, during Computer Science Education Week, congratulated Pennsylvania’s Sixth Congressional District winner of the Congressional App Challenge, an annual competition to encourage students to explore opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) yesterday joined Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Jon Tester (D-MT), Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN), Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Veterans Service Organizations to call for the expansion of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers.

December 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) and Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-06) today introduced the CHIP Stability Act, legislation that would ensure states have funding to provide services under the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Some states are currently facing a shortfall in CHIP funding, as the program has not yet been reauthorized for Fiscal Year 2018.

November 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Republican Members of Congress sent a letter to Speaker Ryan and Senate Majority Leader McConnell urging them to prevent consideration of any proposal that would allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Reps. Ryan Costello (R-PA), Henry Cuellar (D-TX), John Culberson (R-TX), Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) recently introduced the Fix NICS Act of 2017. The investigation into the recent shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, revealed enormous gaps in the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).

November 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) and Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) recently announced the Ending Nonconsensual Online User Graphic Harassment (ENOUGH) Act. The bipartisan legislation would implement protections for victims of nonconsensual pornography, also known as “revenge porn,” and create a federal process for prosecuting those who commit the crime.

November 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA), Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA), Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) introduced legislation to fix an error that has occurred to student loan borrowers who thought they were making qualified payments under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation that will bring tax relief to hardworking families in Southeastern Pennsylvania and the first comprehensive overhaul of the tax code in over 30 years.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) today joined Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA), Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), Rep. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to introduce the Member and Employee Training and Oversight On (ME TOO) Congress Act.


In The News

October 21, 2017 In The News

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.

October 18, 2017 In The News

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.

October 16, 2017 In The News

West Chester >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, recently testified before the House of Representative’s Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health as part of a bipartisan Member Day on the opioid epidemic.

Costello shared feedback he has received from constituents who have been personally impacted by the epidemic.

October 16, 2017 In The News

In an unusual display of bipartisanship, Democratic and Republican politicians from Pennsylvania attached their names to a letter urging Amazon to move its second headquarters to the Keystone State.

October 13, 2017 In The News

An area lawmaker is among those harshly criticizing Equifax over the massive data hack of the personal information of 143 million Americans.

But unlike most, U.S Rep. Ryan Costello has been able to confront in person the CEO in charge of the company that was supposed to be guarding the online information of its customers.

October 4, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello’s, R-6, grilled former Equifax CEO Richard Smith as he testified Tuesday before the Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

August 16, 2017 In The News

A man drove a car into a crowd of people, killing one and injuring 19 others. It was a despicable act committed by someone motivated by hate.

August 14, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello is teaming up with a Philadelphia Democrat to address the high student loan debt carried by police officers, firefighters and teachers.

August 8, 2017 In The News

QUESTIONS FROM ALL OVER, ABOUT ALMOST EVERYTHING – Members of a prepared audience, holding cards or slips of paper with questions for their congressman, lined up Monday night (Aug. 7, 2017) at a town hall meeting inside the Pottstown High School auditorium to ask PA 6th District U.S. Rep.

August 7, 2017 In The News

It is time to refocus the health-care debate on patient-centered solutions that can achieve bipartisan consensus in Congress.