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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.
 

April 9, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision to close COVID-19 testing sites in Philadelphia:

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) issued  the following statement immediately after the House of Representatives passage this afternoon of the CARES ACT in response to the Coronavirus pandemic: 

“This is the largest stimulus bill in American history. And yet, it is still not enough to meet the enormous demands we are facing. There are many positives things in this bill. There are also things that I do not support and should have never been included. 

March 24, 2020 Page

COVID-19 Resources

This page provides information about economic resources for workers, job seekers, and employers who may be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be updated as more information and resources become available.

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March 24, 2020 Press Release

Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), along with State Senators Vincent Hughes and Tim Kearney, successfully implemented statewide regulatory changes to allow over 130 small craft distilleries in Pennsylvania to produce scarce medical supplies, like hand sanitizers, in response to COVID-19. 

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after President Trump signed the Families Frist Coronavirus Response Act, a bipartisan agreement between House Democrats and the Trump Administration to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.
 

March 17, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today called on Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, to establish a Special Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act Marketplace coverage during the coronavirus pandemic. By doing so, this would allow those who are uninsured or underinsured to obtain the comprehensive coverage they need for coronavirus testing.