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WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement in response to the first complaint filed under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s (USMCA) Rapid Response Labor Mechanism:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to include $15 million, an increase of $5 million from Fiscal Year 2021, toward the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program, which aims to preserve the region’s environment, ecology, and economic viability.
Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon the submission of the letter to the House Appropriations Committee:
The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) plans to advance a five-year surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R.2, the Moving Forward Act, from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the T&I Committee will formally accept requests for projects from House Members. The T&I Committee process for considering member projects is separate and distinct from the House Committee on Appropriations’ process for considering Community Project Funding requests.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon passage today of the Workplace Violence Prevention Against Health Care & Social Workers Act (H.R. 1195) today. It is legislation that would support the implementation of a simple, flexible, enforceable standard to ensure frontline workers are being protected against preventable incidents of violence in the workplace.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement this evening upon passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act. It is legislation which will secure equal pay for equal work, and bring our nation closer to its founding promise of fairness and equality. Boyle is an original cosponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon today's release of The American Jobs Plan, President Biden’s newly unveiled infrastructure proposal:
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, with his signing of the American Rescue Plan Act, President Biden completed the final step in Democrats goal of delivering landmark, life-saving relief legislation to the American people. Legislation that will now provide urgently-needed resources to defeat the virus, put vaccines in people’s arms, money into families’ pockets, children safely back into classrooms and people back to work.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding U.S. House passage today of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), legislation that he co-led to passage in the House, and legislation that is the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following this morning’s passage of the historic American Rescue Plan in the U.S. House of Representatives:
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, House Ways & Means Chairman Rep. Richard Neal (MA) announced official subcommittee assignments for Democratic House Ways & Means Committee members. Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) was appointed to the following two subcommittees: the Select Revenues Subcommittee and the Trade Subcommittee.