Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Government Reform

More on Government Reform

March 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) was proud to join House Democrats in passing H.R. 1, the For The People Act, the most ambitious anti-corruption legislation since Watergate. The bill passed by a margin of 234-193, with no House Republicans voting in favor. The bill incorporated Congressman Boyle’s previous legislative efforts to make it easier for newly naturalized citizens to register to vote, decrease the influence of money in politics, and require presidential candidates to disclose business alongside personal tax returns.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon the bipartisan passage of H.J.Res. 46, which would end the President’s declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, which he used as a basis for going around Congress to fund his border wall.

February 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined more than 225 Members of Congress to cosponsor a resolution to nullify President Trump’s unlawful, dangerous emergency declaration at the southern border in order to build his border wall without congressional approval. Such action could steal up to $164 million of Pennsylvania’s Department of Defense military construction funds, which were intended for the security of our nation and the well-being of our men and women in uniform. $71 million could come from Philadelphia projects.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following President Trump declaring a national emergency at the southern border in order to build a border wall without Congressional approval. 

January 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) tonight released the following statement upon introducing new legislation to ban future government shutdowns, H.R. 696, the Ban Government Shutdowns Act.