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Congressman Brendan Boyle

Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania


Budget and Fiscal Responsibility

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March 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  The Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA) and Marc Veasey (D-TX), stands in strong opposition to the federal budget proposed by President Trump, which guts key investments in America’s infrastructure and abandons working families.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, during the House Budget Committee’s markup of the Republican health care proposal, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) fought to hold Republicans and President Trump accountable for their campaign promises—all of which appear to be broken since the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its nonpartisan analysis of the proposal.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Committee on the Budget, today issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s FY2018 Budget:

“The President’s 2018 budget proposal is a continuation of the broken promises and recklessness that has defined this administration since Day One.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today released the following statement about the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) official cost estimate for President Trump’s American Health Care Act:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement tonight after President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress:

“Tonight, the President issued a worn and weary campaign stump speech instead of a realistic blueprint for moving our country forward.  It is now clear this president is more interested in campaigning instead of doing the hard work of governing.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Philadelphia, PA– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) testified today before the Philadelphia City Council on the threats posed by Presdient Trump and Congressional Republicans to important federal funding in Philadelphia.

During his nearly 90 minute testimony, Congressman Boyle sounded a warning siren about the potential consequences of the funding cuts promised by Republicans in Congress and President Trump.  To view Congressman Boyle’s full tesitmony, click here.

January 19, 2017 In The News

by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle

(This OpEd first appeared on on Jan. 18, 2017)

As the dust settles from a divisive presidential election, one message is clear: the American people are sick and tired of business as usual in Washington. They want a government that works for them, not special interests.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–  Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) introduced landmark legislation to prevent Members of Congress from personally asking for campaign contributions.  The Stop Act, H.R. 528, would ensure that federal elected officials focus on serving their constituents rather than fundraising.

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) has been appointed to the House Budget Committee for the 115th Congress. 

September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Brendan Boyle (D-PA), Patrick Meehan (R-PA.) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) met today with the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) point-person for PFC water contamination, Maureen Sullivan, Director of Environmental Management for the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment.   Sullivan is overseeing the DOD’s response to PFC contamination from firefighting foams nationwide.