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Congressman Ryan Costello

Representing the 6th District of Pennsylvania


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November 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Ryan Costello (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), and Robert Brady (D-PA) introduced the Congressional Education About Sexual Harassment Eradication Resolution (CEASE) Resolution.

November 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) and Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) today 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.

October 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) led a letter to the Chairmen of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees with Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Rep. Peter King (R-NY), and Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), urging funding for the Congressionally-Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP).

October 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) 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 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) this week testified before the Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Health as part of a bipartisan Member Day on the opioid epidemic.

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

October 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) released the following statement today on bump stocks:

“The tragedy in Las Vegas has raised my awareness on what is referred to as a “bump stock.” Purchasing bump stocks off the shelf, enabling a semiautomatic firearm to replicate an automatic one, is a loophole that needs to be closed.”

October 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) issued the following statement on the Equifax hearing yesterday:

September 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) today issued the following statement regarding Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ announcement that the Department would rescind Title IX guidance issued in 2011 that protects young people from sexual assault and harassment. This decision affects all the nation's colleges, universities, and K-12 schools:

September 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) and Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) today announced their request for $500 million in funding for the Northeast Corridor (NEC), the most important rail corridor in the country, was included in the House-passed Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, legislation to provide funding for the federal government.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ryan Costello (PA-06) today issued the following statement regarding the Administration’s announcement that it would phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):


In The News

April 8, 2017 In The News

WEST CHESTER >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, of West Goshen, stayed true to his reputation as a moderate Republican in what the congressman said is a “purple district,” at Saturday afternoon’s town hall.

Several times at the Historic Chester County Courthouse, he differed from President Donald Trump’s positions and the Republican party line.

April 8, 2017 In The News

WEST WHITELAND >> More than 40 people braved the chilly temperatures to hit the Chester Valley Trail Friday afternoon, in the process kicking off the Opening Day for Trails Celebration.

April 6, 2017 In The News

April 5, 2017 In The News

Bipartisan legislation introduced on Monday by U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello (R-PA) would extend a veteran caregiver benefits program to those who help care for veterans of all service eras in an effort to help those most in need.

March 23, 2017 In The News

Three members of Congress introduced legislation Wednesday that would provide aid to veterans exposed to toxic burn pits on military bases. 

March 21, 2017 In The News

A small group of House Republicans could take legislative action related to climate change as the appropriations process unfolds, Rep. Ryan Costello said yesterday.

March 20, 2017 In The News

Costello combats climate change

U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello is leading a push by handful of congressional Republicans urging their colleagues to acknowledge scientific evidence of climate change and make combating it a priority.

January 17, 2017 In The News

The opioid epidemic has affected thousands in Pennsylvania and, unfortunately, an even larger number across the United States. That is why the House worked extensively over the past two years – during the 114th Congress – to assist individuals and families facing addiction and provide resources for those fighting the opioid epidemic on the front lines.

January 16, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent will continue to lead the influential subcommittee that oversees spending on military construction and services for veterans.

The Allentown Republican, who represents part of Berks County, has been named to a second term as chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies.

January 12, 2017 In The News

Dylan Moyer won the lottery. Sort of.

The Womelsdorf resident's name was the first one drawn in U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello's lottery for tickets to President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration next week.