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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) co-introduced the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) agenda—a bold economic renewal resolution. He joins Senators Chuck Schumer, Ed Markey, Cory Booker, and Elizabeth Warren and Representatives Deb Haaland, Debbie Dingell, Donald McEachin, Sheila Jackson Lee, Raul Grijalva, Rosa DeLauro, Barbara Lee, Ilhan Omar, and Ro Khanna in introducing the resolution.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, successfully secured $20 million for Lung Cancer Research in Fiscal Year 2021 by leading a letter with 41 Members of Congress to prioritize this funding. This is an increase of $14 million from the previous year.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-leading with Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia to oppose a proposed rule that limits companies’ ability to use environmental, social, governance (ESG) principles in their investments. The Boyle letter was co-signed by 42 Members of Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon the House of Representatives' passage of the HEROES Act. This legislation will directly address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families, essential workers and municipalities.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) successfully secured a provision for $49 billion in new state funding for states that have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus in the latest House Democratic coronavirus response bill, the Heroes Act.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the unprecedented decision to include President Trump’s signature on the stimulus checks, a decision that can delay the delivery of much needed relief to Americans in need due to the coronavirus.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision to close COVID-19 testing sites in Philadelphia:
PHILADELPHIA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, co-signed by 22 additional members of Congress, to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to urge for a civil servant to sign the stimulus checks instead of potentially delaying it to fulfill President Trump’s request of having his own signature on each check. It is protocol for a civil servant from the Department of the Treasury to sign paper checks.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John Larson (CT-01) hosted a district hearing at Temple University to discuss the importance of Social Security and the policy challenges surrounding the program. The district hearing also discussed legislation aimed at improving the program, including the Social Security 2100 Act, H.R. 860, which was introduced by Chairman Larson earlier this year.