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Congressman Brendan Boyle

Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania


Education and Student Loans

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December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement decrying House Republicans’ proposed overhaul of the Higher Education Act, which would impose deep cuts to student loan repayment programs:

November 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13), Ryan Costello (R-PA-06), John Sarbanes (D-MD-03), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-08) introduced legislation to fix a glitch in a federal loan forgiveness program that can leave teachers, soldiers, social workers, and other public servants with massive loan balances they thought would be forgiven after years of timely payments during public service employment.

August 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) and Ryan Costello (R-PA-6) announced the formation of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Caucus to focus congressional efforts on protecting the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

April 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–  Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), joined by Reps. Ros-Lehtinen, Deutch, and Fitzpatrick, introduced legislation (H.Res. 276) expressing congressional support for states that require Holocaust awareness curricula, and hope that more states adopt legislation similar to that which has been enacted or introduced in a number of states, including Pennsylvania and Florida.

April 24, 2017 In The News

(This Op Ed first appeared in the Huffington Post on 04/24/2017)

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) introduced legislation this week to provide a boost of education aid for the children of fallen law enforcement and first responders who have died in the line of duty. 

September 21, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today announced a $750,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant for the School District of Philadelphia. 

July 2, 2015 In The News

Click the link to watch Congressman Brendan F. Boyle speak to Fox News on the need for bipartisanship in Washington DC.

April 22, 2015 In The News

On Monday morning, Brendan Boyle donned a bright yellow vest and pushed around a mop and bucket at the Norristown Transportation Center, assisting a custodian. The U.S. Representative who oversees part of Northeast Philly and part of Montgomery County in the 13th District plans to visit several blue-collar work sites as part of a “Trading Places” program. He’s been a U.S. Representative since January after winning election in November. As a state Rep.

March 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) co-sponsored the critically important Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2015, which is being re-introduced today by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).