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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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined the majority of the House Budget Committee in voting to advance the Investing for the People Act to the House floor. The bill, which received vigorous support from Congressman Boyle, protects numerous government programs critical for middle class families by raising budget caps. Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon the advancement of the legislation:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement after Committee Chairman Richard Neal submitted a formal written request to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig for six years of President Donald J. Trump’s personal and business tax returns:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), a member of the House Committee on the Budget, released the following statement in response to the President Trump releasing his annual budget request to Congress:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) tonight released the following statement upon introducing new legislation to ban future government shutdowns, H.R. 696, the Ban Government Shutdowns Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon being appointed to the following three individual subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Brendan F. Boyle, the senior congressman from southeastern Pennsylvania, has been selected by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve on the prestigious House Ways and Means Committee. The oldest committee in Congress and the only one to be called for in the U.S. Constitution, the Ways and Means Committee is the chief economic development committee. It presides over key issues such as tax policy, trade, Medicare, and Social Security. The committee counts among its former members: seven U.S. Presidents, eight U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined 51 colleagues in sending a letter to the Trump Administration demanding the IRS issue refunds during the government shutdown, despite Republicans’ refusal to fund the IRS. Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon sending the letter:
WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) issued the following statement in response to the federal government shut down after President Trump and congressional Republicans failed to advance a spending bill that included $5 billion for President Trump’s expensive, ineffective, and unpopular proposed border wall:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle voted against House Republicans’ “Tax Scam 2.0” when it passed on a party-line vote, making permanent a slate of tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans that were included in the first GOP Tax Scam passed in December 2017. Like the first vote, this legislation confers almost all of its benefits to the wealthiest Americans; the wealthiest 1 percent will see an average cut of $40,000 while the average American will see just $980, according to an analysis by the Tax Policy Center.