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February 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the Department of Health and Human Services has granted $79,250 to Temple University for research on improving treatment of HIV-related neurological problems:

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to reports of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to not regulate the levels of PFOS and PFOA chemicals in Americans’ drinking water, an action he has led the fight for in Congress since 2016:

January 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the Department of Health and Human Services has granted $1,407,837 to Temple University for research on heart and blood diseases, as well as communication disorders.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Temple University’s receipt of a $237,750 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute on Aging to research Alzheimer’s Disease.
 

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Brendan F. Boyle, the senior congressman from southeastern Pennsylvania, has been selected by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve on the prestigious House Ways and Means Committee. The oldest committee in Congress and the only one to be called for in the U.S. Constitution, the Ways and Means Committee is the chief economic development committee. It presides over key issues such as tax policy, trade, Medicare, and Social Security. The committee counts among its former members: seven U.S. Presidents, eight U.S.

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Congressman Brendan F.

March 15, 2018 In The News

A federal administrative law judge signed a letter this week ruling that Adrianne Gunter’s multiple sclerosis has left her too sick to work, qualifying her for the government assistance known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) — three months after she finally got a remote hearing via TV hookup and more than two years after she applied.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to an article published this weekend in the Philadelphia Inquirer detailing the unconscionable delays faced by millions of Americans awaiting hearings with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to determine their eligibility to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), today Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) led a letter joined by Members of Congress throughout the region demanding answers and requesting a briefing with SSA leadership.

January 8, 2018 In The News

Four Philadelphia-area congressmen sent a letter Monday to the acting chief of the Social Security Administration asking that the agency address the sometimes years-long delays for Philadelphia-area residents seeking disability-benefits hearings.

November 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, on World Prematurity Day, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) introduced a resolution (H.Res.625) to congressionally designate November as Prematurity Awareness Month. The resolution highlights the importance of reducing the number of infants born too soon. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) joined Boyle in introducing the identical Senate resolution.