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March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement after introducing bipartisan legislation prohibiting the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption in the United States. Joining Boyle in introducing the legislation were Representatives Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), and Dave Trott (R-MI).

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Philadelphia, PA– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) testified today before the Philadelphia City Council on the threats posed by Presdient Trump and Congressional Republicans to important federal funding in Philadelphia.


During his nearly 90 minute testimony, Congressman Boyle sounded a warning siren about the potential consequences of the funding cuts promised by Republicans in Congress and President Trump.  To view Congressman Boyle’s full tesitmony, click here.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) introduced legislation this week to provide a boost of education aid for the children of fallen law enforcement and first responders who have died in the line of duty. 

January 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement today after being sworn in to a second term representing Pennsylvania’s Thirteenth Congressional District in the 115th Congress:

December 1, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) and Marc Veasey (D-TX-33) announced the formation of the Blue Collar Caucus to focus Congressional efforts on alleviating the economic anxiety felt by working class Americans that was so pronounced in the 2016 election, and re-engage Democratic efforts to reach these voters.

September 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) recently introduced legislation (H.R. 6125) that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to set an enforceable, nationwide primary drinking water standard for PFCs (including PFOA & PFOS).  Currently, the EPA sets voluntary advisory guidelines.

September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Brendan Boyle (D-PA), Patrick Meehan (R-PA.) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) met today with the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DOD) point-person for PFC water contamination, Maureen Sullivan, Director of Environmental Management for the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Installations and Environment.   Sullivan is overseeing the DOD’s response to PFC contamination from firefighting foams nationwide.

September 21, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today announced a $750,000 U.S. Department of Education Grant for the School District of Philadelphia. 

August 29, 2016 Event

Congressman Brendan Boyle, Congressman Patrick Meehan, and Horsham Township Council will be hosting an expert panel discussion on the area's water quality at 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Monday, August 29 at Hatboro-Horsham High School.

The panel will include representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

August 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA.), Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA) recently sent a letter to the director of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR) seeking the health agency’s position on the Navy’s refusal to authorize blood testing for the communities surrounding the former Naval Air Warfare Center Warminster, former Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove, and Horsham Air Guard Station in Pennsylvania.