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Congressman Ryan Costello

Representing the 6th District of Pennsylvania

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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.

November 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) yesterday joined with Rep.

November 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) today joined 13 of his colleagues in the House to call for legislative action for beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

November 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) today issued the following statement applauding the passage of Championing Healthy Kids Act, bipartisan legislation that included a five-year reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP):

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In The News

July 21, 2017 In The News

We owe our deepest gratitude to the service members and veterans living in Pennsylvania and across the country. Since my time in Congress, and serving on the House Veterans Affairs Committee during the 114th Congress, I have been a strong advocate for improving and modernizing the G.I.

June 24, 2017 In The News

For over three decades, the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) has provided the legal framework for federal investment in state and local career and technical education (CTE) programs.

June 4, 2017 In The News

DOWNINGTOWN >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, of West Goshen, recently visited Minquas Fire Company to announce a regional grant in the amount of $238,974 to provide equipment.

May 31, 2017 In The News

Legislation aimed at aiding military veterans who are experiencing financial stresses was introduced recently in Congress, just prior to Memorial Day.

May 16, 2017 In The News

POTTSTOWN >> Fifth-graders at Pottstown Middle School got another lesson in computer coding Monday courtesy of Google and U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6th Dist.

Google delivered the Computer Science First Road Show — a computer science education presentation developed by Google for fourth- through eighth-grade students — to fifth-grade students in Pottstown.

May 15, 2017 In The News

Deploying active-duty service members could terminate television and internet service contracts without penalty under bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) last week.

May 9, 2017 In The News

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A US Congressman from Pennsylvania is promising action following a KDKA investigation into a new health crisis facing America’s military.

Some are calling exposure to “burn pits” in Iraq and Afghanistan this generation’s Agent Orange.

“I get sick all the time,” veteran Shawn Schrag said. “I’m coughing and wheezing right now.”

April 25, 2017 In The News

The idea that the United States government might again face the possibility of a shutdown because someone wants to use the threat as a bargaining chip has again left a Chester County congressman frustrated and appalled.

April 16, 2017 In The News

Last month, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, of which I am a member, held a hearing on the ongoing opioid epidemic that is affecting communities throughout the country, including right here in Southeast Pennsylvania.

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