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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. 
 

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:
 

November 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) was proud to announce the award of federal grant funding to the Jenkintown School District through the STOP School Violence Prevention and Mental Health Training Program, which Boyle fought to secure. The school district will use the money to enhance its social-emotional learning curriculum and anti-bullying program. Congressman Boyle released the following statement regarding the grant:

June 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Bob Brady (PA-1), Brendan Boyle (PA-13) and Dwight Evans (PA-2) joined together on a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi demanding federal funding to correct the deplorable and dangerous conditions in Philadelphia schools recently elevated by a series of articles published in the Philadelphia inquirer.