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Congressman Brendan Boyle

Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania

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June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down public sector unions’ fair-share fees in Janus v. AFSCME. By law, unions represent all employees regardless of the employee’s financial contribution to the union. Now, with this decision, public sector employees who enjoy the rights and benefits secured through collective bargaining may no longer be required to pay “fair-share” dues to their unions.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle, Co-Chair of the Blue Collar Caucus, released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court decision in Janus vs. AFSCME issued by the Court today:

March 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, the House Democratic Blue Collar Caucus co-chaired by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) hosted former Vice President Joe Biden for a meeting on Capitol Hill. The discussion focused on how House Democrats can promote an economic agenda that supports American workers and win back blue collar voters across the country. After the meeting, Vice President Joe Biden and Caucus CoChairs Boyle and Veasey released the following statements:

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Marc Veasey (TX-33) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), co-chairs of the Blue Collar Caucus, released the following statement after Democrat Conor Lamb connected with blue collar workers in a special election for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District:

March 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joseph Crowley (NY-14), Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (CA-38), and ten fellow co-chairs of the Democratic Caucus Jobs for America Task Forces announced the introduction of H.R. 5137, the Buy America 2.0 Act, to require that all federally-funded infrastructure projects use materials made here in America.

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, members of the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus met with leaders from the domestic auto industry including representatives from General Motors and Toyota to discuss the state of the industry and related business, tax, trade and workforce issues. Specifically, Caucus Members discussed how best the Democratic Caucus can promote an economic agenda that supports American workers in this field given the challenges and opportunities faced by the industry today. After the meeting, Blue Collar Caucus Co-Chairs Brendan F.

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Marc Veasey (TX-33), co-chairs of the Blue Collar Caucus, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s recently announced infrastructure proposal:

January 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address to Congress.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Blue Collar Caucus co-chairs Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA) and Marc Veasey (D-TX) released the following statement in response to the final passage of the Republican tax overhaul:
 

November 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement in response to the unveiling of the House Republican tax plan: