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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement after the passage this evening of his amendment requiring the Secretary of Defense to review agreements between local fire departments and the Department of Defense (DOD) with respect to spills of hazardous firefighting foams:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle’s (PA-02) Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act (H.R. 507) a bill that will revive the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit (Section 48C)—a program that invests in U.S. manufacturing capacity to supply clean energy projects with American-made equipment, was included in the reconciliation package that passed out of the Ways and Means Committee markup today.
PHILADELPHIA - In response to the impact of this week's severe weather on our region, all three members of Philadelphia’s U.S. House Congressional Delegation, Representatives Brendan Boyle (PA-02), Dwight Evans (PA-01) and Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), jointly called upon Governor Wolf to request federal support in the form of a major disaster declaration, and, that the Governor utilize any and all state and federal disaster relief support at his disposal:
In the letter, the three House members explain how the severe weather has impacted the City of Philadelphia:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) is proud to announce that his legislation, the Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2021, was included in a package of bills that successfully passed the House of Representatives today. The package, titled the PFAS Action Act of 2021 (H.R. 2467), is comprehensive legislation to regulate PFAS chemicals, clean up contamination, and protect public health. PFAS chemicals are an urgent public health threat.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to include $15 million, an increase of $5 million from Fiscal Year 2021, toward the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program, which aims to preserve the region’s environment, ecology, and economic viability.
Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon the submission of the letter to the House Appropriations Committee:
WASHINGTON – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle re-introduced the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act (H.R.507) a bill that will revive the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit (Section 48C)—a program that invests in U.S. manufacturing capacity to supply clean energy projects with American-made equipment.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement on tonight's bipartisan passage of legislation to fund the government and provide additional, long-overdue pandemic relief for the American people, including survival checks and enhanced unemployment:
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) co-introduced the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) agenda—a bold economic renewal resolution. He joins Senators Chuck Schumer, Ed Markey, Cory Booker, and Elizabeth Warren and Representatives Deb Haaland, Debbie Dingell, Donald McEachin, Sheila Jackson Lee, Raul Grijalva, Rosa DeLauro, Barbara Lee, Ilhan Omar, and Ro Khanna in introducing the resolution.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-leading with Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia to oppose a proposed rule that limits companies’ ability to use environmental, social, governance (ESG) principles in their investments. The Boyle letter was co-signed by 42 Members of Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation—the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act (H.R. 5165)—was included in the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ comprehensive congressional climate action framework. H.R. 5165 seeks to create clean energy jobs and invest in the future of American manufacturing in the effort to solve the climate crisis.