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September 3, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), founder and chair of the Congressional First-Generation Student Caucus, successfully included report language to ensure the Department of Education will devote resources to first-generation college students in the upcoming fiscal year. Congressman Boyle’s report language was backed by 9 Members of Congress. 

June 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following today's vote on H.J.Res. 76 veto override, which rejected the Trump Administration’s abandonment of student borrowers who were defrauded by for-profit schools. The legislation failed to get the required two-third of the votes to pass the House of Representatives.

May 29, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after President Trump’s decision to veto bipartisan legislation (H.J. Res. 76) aimed to forgive the debt of student loan borrowers who were defrauded by for-profit institutions. 
 

May 13, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman David P. Joyce (OH-14), co-chairs of the Congressional Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Caucus, sent a letter to House Leadership to include provisions that strengthen the PSLF program in the final version of the next coronavirus-related stimulus package.  
 

April 14, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Reps. Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Katie Porter (CA-45) sent a bipartisan letter, with the support of 19 lawmakers, to the Department of Education pressing on their lack of communication with loan borrowers despite new regulations in response to the ongoing public health emergency. 
 

March 19, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) called on Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to ensure the financial burdens of the coronavirus response does not fall on students whose academic years have been disrupted. In an effort to take preventative measures against COVID-19, students were forced to leave their schools, relocate, and coordinate costly last-minute plans. 
 

March 11, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-02) and David P. Joyce (R-OH-14) introduced legislation to update and improve both the approval and administrative processes currently supporting the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) program for teachers, soldiers, public safety officers, and other public servants with student loan balances. 
 
September 16, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined the Philadelphia Black Clergy today to formally announce his legislation (H.R. 4310) that would expand the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program to those working for faith-based non-profits, including clergy. 

September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the potential link of cancer and asbestos in public schools in Philadelphia after a teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma.
 

January 16, 2019 Press Release

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: