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September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) re-introduced legislation today, on National Voter Registration Day, to officially change election day nationwide to the weekend after the first Friday in November to increase voter turnout. 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding the killing of George Floyd:

America in 2020 is aflame, fighting a two-front war.

On one front, we fight a new virus. On the other, we fight an enemy as old as the republic itself. 

More than a million Americans have suffered from COVID-19. Millions more suffer from a different sickness, racism.

The evidence is overwhelming that George Floyd is a victim of the latter. His essential right to breathe was taken by the hands of another. And he is not the first. 

April 15, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the unprecedented decision to include President Trump’s signature on the stimulus checks, a decision that can delay the delivery of much needed relief to Americans in need due to the coronavirus. 
 

April 1, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, co-signed by 22 additional members of Congress, to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to urge for a civil servant to sign the stimulus checks instead of potentially delaying it to fulfill President Trump’s request of having his own signature on each check. It is protocol for a civil servant from the Department of the Treasury to sign paper checks. 
 

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) gave the following statement today into the official House record to explain his votes in favor of both articles of impeachment—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress—against President Donald J. Trump:
 
“This is the fourth impeachment proceeding against a president of the United States, and the most serious. 
 

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the statement below following today’s vote by the House of Representatives on a resolution outlining the next steps of the impeachment process:
 

August 7, 2019 Press Release
PHILADELPHIA - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) applauds the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for agreeing to his request to change their policy and allow lab animals to be adopted after they are no longer needed for research. The previous NIH policy resulted in the needless euthanization of tens of thousands of dogs, cats, primates, rabbits, and other animals. This major policy change comes after months of legislative pressure by Congressman Boyle.
 
July 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement on the resignation of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló:

“Puerto Rico has suffered from decades of economic neglect, crushing debt and a humanitarian crisis resulting from a natural disaster”, said Congressman Boyle. “The people of Puerto Rico need leadership that they trust at this critical time. It is my hope that they can now turn the page and that everyone on the island will be treated with the fairness and decency they deserve.”  

July 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today introduced legislation to require that all newly sworn-in U.S. citizens be uniformly provided voter registration forms at naturalization ceremonies. Boyle’s “Citizenship Empowerment Act” (H.R. 3770) would require officials to provide voter registration forms in the citizenship packets provided to all newly sworn-in U.S. citizens, and allow election officials to set up informational tables outside naturalization ceremonies. The reintroduction of this legislation comes in the wake of President Trump’s recent racist comments.  

March 18, 2019 In The News

https://cheddar.com/media/house-democrat-brendan-boyle-talks-probing-potus

When it comes to the relationship between Capitol Hill and the White House, things are becoming more strained. Pennsylvania Democrat Brendan Boyle joins Cheddar's Megan Pratz to talk the latest on the House probe, and much more.