Jobs and the Economy
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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) co-introduced the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) agenda—a bold economic renewal resolution. He joins Senators Chuck Schumer, Ed Markey, Cory Booker, and Elizabeth Warren and Representatives Deb Haaland, Debbie Dingell, Donald McEachin, Sheila Jackson Lee, Raul Grijalva, Rosa DeLauro, Barbara Lee, Ilhan Omar, and Ro Khanna in introducing the resolution.
PHILADEPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Pennsylvania State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), Democratic Chair of the Labor & Industry Committee in the Pennsylvania State Senate, sent a letter to U.S. House Leadership urging the inclusion of language that supports the nonprofit sector in the next coronavirus relief package.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation—the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act (H.R. 5165)—was included in the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis’ comprehensive congressional climate action framework. H.R. 5165 seeks to create clean energy jobs and invest in the future of American manufacturing in the effort to solve the climate crisis.
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) applauds the contract award to the Philly Shipyard for the construction of up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) from TOTE Services, LLC (TOTE), an industry leader in ship management, marine operations and vessel services. This contract award results in 1,200 good paying jobs.
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.
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.
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to immediately issue an Executive Order directing all eligible federal employees and contractors to telework.
WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair of the Blue Collar Caucus, voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. Congressman Boyle is a lead co-sponsor of the PRO Act, which is the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years.
“This is an historic day for American workers. This bill strengthens the power of workers to organize and fight for better wages and benefits. We must firmly stand by labor unions to keep our workers empowered,” said Congressman Boyle.