September Recap: What You Might Have Missed

Legislation Introduced

Teaching Engaged Citizenship Act

Protecting Our Democracy Act

Important Votes

Women’s Health Protection Act

Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022

Committee Activity

House Judiciary Committee — Reviving Competition: 21st Century Antitrust Reforms and the American Worker

Legislative Action to Address Racial Discrimination

Voted to pass the MORE Act and CROWN Act out of the Judiciary Committee

Voted to pass the EQUAL Act in the House

What else you might have missed

Help Grandfamilies Prevent Child Abuse Act included in the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force’s legislative agenda

  • Increasing access to recovery resources.
  • Ending the stigma surrounding addiction and mental health.
  • Building the public health infrastructure needed to address the addiction crisis.
  • Creating safeguards against the flow of dangerous drugs in our communities

Met with officials from Ireland

Observed the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Joined representatives from the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Navy to celebrate a new workforce pilot program

Celebrated Constitution Day

Hosted a virtual town hall

Met with officials from Philadelphia International Airport and the U.K. to discuss the resumption of international travel

Toured storm damage at Brandywine River Museum of Art

Met with community leaders in Southwest Philly to discuss the issues impacting their neighborhood

Visited small businesses in Media

Radnor Fall Festival

Joined Main Line Health for a tour of the new behavioral health unit at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Participated in PA State Rep. Mike Zabel and PA State Senator Tim Kearney’s senior fair

Visited Stephenson Equipment, Inc.

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Mary Gay Scanlon currently serves a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Pennsylvania’s 5th Congressional District.

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