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October 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04), bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, introduced legislation to designate November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month. While Lung Cancer Awareness Month has traditionally taken place in November, this legislation in Congress would formally recognize its observance during that month.

August 31, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) secured $49 million in Fiscal Year 2021 to reduce the sexual assault kit backlog through the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative. Congressman Boyle’s letter asking for full funding was signed by 47 Members of Congress. He has previously led this effort to increase funding in Congress.  

August 20, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, signed by 59 Members of Congress, to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to highlight the adverse consequences recent delays at USPS have on our nation’s Veterans. 
 

August 17, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, successfully secured $20 million for Lung Cancer Research in Fiscal Year 2021 by leading a letter with 41 Members of Congress to prioritize this funding. This is an increase of $14 million from the previous year. 

July 30, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement on Senate Republicans’ recent proposal that fails to prioritize the millions of Americans struggling in this pandemic. 
 
June 8, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), who chairs the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, introduced legislation today that expands coverage for lung cancer screenings. This bill will reduce the out-of-pocket costs for more patients as they pursue these preventative treatments.  
 

May 19, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced legislation today to temporarily remove the exception that prevents Institutions of Mental Disease (IMD) from getting Medicaid support. 
 

May 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon the House of Representatives' passage of the HEROES Act. This legislation will directly address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families, essential workers and municipalities.
 

May 12, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), released the following statement following the President’s announcement that he will be visiting Pennsylvania this week:

April 10, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.