Jobs and the Economy
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement ahead of President Trump's scheduled appearance in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement today in advance of the House floor vote on House Republicans’ 2018 Fiscal Year Budget this week:
Today, Rep. Jan Schakowsky and Blue Collar Caucus Co-Chairs Brendan Boyle and Marc Veasey introduced the Patriot Employer Act. This bill would provide a tax credit to employers that invest in American jobs, pay fair wages, encourage employment of veterans and people with disabilities, and provide their employees with robust benefit packages. It would also close a tax loophole that incentivizes corporations to send jobs overseas. After introducing the bill, the Representatives released the following statements:
PHILADELPHIA – Today, during a press conference held in front of the rubble of the former Nabisco Plant in Northeast Philadelphia, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) condemned the corporate giant that formerly occupied the building and announced his forthcoming legislation with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-9) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) to reward companies that keep good jobs in the United States and punish those that do not.
WASHINGTON – Today, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley announced his decision to name Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) to serve as co-chair of the newly formed Jobs with Dignity Task Force. The Jobs with Dignity Task Force is one of the five “Jobs for America” task forces convened by the Caucus this week as part of a unified effort to address the most pressing needs of middle class families and create a visionary Democratic policy agenda to fuel a strong economy for all Americans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus met Wednesday with Richard L. Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, to discuss the needs of blue collar workers and how House Democrats can make it clear that they will continue to serve as their champion in Washington. Trumka, a national leader in the fight for workers’ rights and economic justice, began the discussion with remarks on the modern challenges of labor rights and the ongoing effort by Democrats to respond to the needs of working class families.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) made the following statement on the Air Force’s release of the final Request for Proposal (RPF) that provides for a fair and open competition to replace the aging UH-1N fleet of helicopters rather than sole-sourcing the contract without a competitive bid:
WASHINGTON, DC– This week, Congressman Boyle (PA-13), a founder and co-chair of the congressional Blue Collar Caucus, led a letter to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross to demand transparency during the Trump Administration’s renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
WASHINGTON, DC–Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) joined a group of 90 Members of the House of Representatives in writing to President Trump, demanding that he fix the failed policies on trade with China.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), hosted a robust and productive inaugural listening session featuring national and international labor leaders: Terry O’Sullivan, President of the Laborers’ International Union of North America, Bob Martinez, President of International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, and James Boland, President of the International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers.