Blunt Rochester Leads Effort to Increase Affordability and Accessibility of Naloxone

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WASHINGTON – Last week, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.), member of the House Health Subcommittee, joined Reps. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-N.J.), Annie Kuster (D-N.H.), and Angie Craig (D-Minn.) in sending a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office Comptroller General urging action be taken on a study on the accessibility and affordability of FDA-approved opioid overdose reversal agents, i...

Blunt Rochester, Carper, Coons Announce $1 Million Brownfields Grant for Dover

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DOVER, Del. – Today, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester and U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (all D-Del.) announced a $1 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to the Downtown Dover Partnership to rehabilitate and revitalize brownfield sites in Dover. These investments are from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which was co-authored and supported by Delaware’s C...

Reps. Blunt Rochester, Bucshon Joint Statement on Senate Introduction of Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) and Rep. Larry Bucshon M.D. (R-Ind.) released the following statement after Senators Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) introduced the Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act, the counterpart to their House legislation (H.R. 6571) introduced in December 2023. Last week, Rep. Blunt Rochester and Rep. Bucshon celebrated House ...

Rep. Blunt Rochester Praises House Passage of Her Bipartisan Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act

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WASHINGTON — Today, in an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 390 – 19, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 6571, the Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act, authored by Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) and Rep. Larry Bucshon M.D. (R-Ind.). The bill was considered, and passed, by the House Energy & Commerce Committee by a vote of 44-0. The bipartisan legislation would create a whole-of-gove...

Ahead of House Vote This Week, Blunt Rochester Urges Colleagues to Pass Bipartisan Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act

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WASHINGTON — Today, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) gave remarks on the House floor urging her colleagues to pass H.R. 6571, the Promoting Resilient Supply Chains Act. The bipartisan bill was authored by Blunt Rochester and Rep. Larry Bucshon M.D. (R-Ind.) and is expected to be voted on in the House later this week. Below are her remarks as delivered and a full video of her speech can...

ICYMI: Rep. Blunt Rochester Highlights Investments for Children, Resources for Seniors, and Maternal Health in Delaware

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In case you missed it, last week, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) highlighted investments for children, resources for seniors, and maternal health in Delaware. Blunt Rochester hosted Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small at Lewes Elementary School to highlight critical investments in increasing healthy food options for children in Delaware. Blunt Rochester and Torres Small also s...

Blunt Rochester, Carper, Coons Statement on Port of Wilmington Expansion to Edgemoor

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WILMINGTON, Del. — Today, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, along with U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (all D-Del.) applauded Delaware’s next steps on the Port of Wilmington’s Edgemoor terminal expansion. Delaware’s congressional delegation has long supported the Port of Wilmington and its plans to include a facility in Edgemoor. In 2022, Carper, Coons, and Blunt Rochester helped secure...

Rep. Blunt Rochester Statement on Motion to Vacate Vote

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) released the following statement after voting to table the Motion to Vacate resolution against Speaker of the House Mike Johnson. The resolution passed the House in a vote of 359 to 43. “Throughout my time in Congress, I've seen firsthand how important it is to find common ground and put our differences aside for the sake of the American peopl...

Rep. Blunt Rochester, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small Highlight Investments to Increase Healthy Food Options for Children

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LEWES, Del. — Today, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester was joined by Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small at Lewes Elementary School to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day and critical investments that are being made to increase healthy food options for children in Delaware. They participated in a garden harvest with Healthy Foods for Healthy Kids to highlight how investments made through the ...

Rep. Blunt Rochester Hosts Senior Constituent Resource Fair to Assist Delawareans

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LEWES, Del. — Today, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) hosted a Constituent Resource Fair at the Lewes Senior Activity Center. Many Delawareans attended and received assistance and resources from the over 20 participating federal and state agencies including the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as well as several community organizations....

Blunt Rochester, Carper, Coons, Carney Announce Over $28 Million to Replace and Identify Lead Pipes in Delaware

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Governor John Carney (all D-Del.) today announced an award of $28,650,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify and replace lead pipes in Delaware. This funding is provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which Carper, Coons and Blunt Rochester helped author and pass ...

Blunt Rochester, Carper, Coons Announce Grant Award for the Southbridge Habitat Restoration Project

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WILMINGTON, Del. — Today, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, along with U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (all D-Del.) announced a $333,558 grant award to the City of Wilmington for the Southbridge East Habitat Restoration Planning Project from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This highly competitive award is one of 30 awards across the United States under the Bi...

Blunt Rochester, Carper, Coons break ground on NIIMBL’s new SABRE Center

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NEWARK, Del. – Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester and U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (all D-Del.) took part today in a groundbreaking ceremony for the National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals’ (NIIMBL) new Securing American Biomanufacturing Research and Education (SABRE) Center on the STAR Campus in Newark. The SABRE Center will be a pilot-scale biopharmaceut...

Rep. Blunt Rochester Statement on Historic National Security Package

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) released the following statement after voting to pass three bills – the Ukraine, Israel, and Indo-Pacific Supplemental Appropriations Acts, 2024. Each bill passed the House in overwhelmingly bipartisan vote: “Throughout my life, I have had the privilege of visiting, working, and living in 30 countries. I have experienced the vibrance of new de...

Rep. Blunt Rochester Joins Bipartisan and Bicameral Letter to the USPS Opposing Consolidations, Operational Changes Across the Country

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WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) joined a bipartisan group of 22 Members of Congress in sending a letter to United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, in opposition to the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) recent nationwide consolidation and review announcements that could diminish mail service reliability for postal networks across the country. The letter can be found...

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