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PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement in response to Pennsylvania State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s findings regarding the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA):
Washington, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today released the following statement after voting to table Congressman Al Green’s resolution calling for the impeachment of President Trump:
“President Donald Trump’s actions have raised very serious questions about his fitness to serve in office which I continue to speak out against. However, at this time, I believe we must focus on protecting the integrity of Special Counsel Robert Muller’s ongoing, independent federal investigation and then evaluate its results before beginning impeachment proceedings.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Brendan F. Boyle’s (PA-13) bill that would rename the post office at 207 Glenside Ave. in Wyncote, PA as the “Staff Sergeant Peter Taub Post Office Building.” Sergeant Taub, a fallen hero from Congressman Boyle’s district, made the ultimate sacrifice for his country when a suicide bomber took his life in Afghanistan in December 2015.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan, bicameral group of Pennsylvania lawmakers including Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Rep. Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), and Rep.
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, DC – Last night the U.S. House of Representatives adopted Congressman Brendan F. Boyle’s (PA-13) amendment to provide $1.9 million additional funding for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR) in the coming fiscal year. The ATSDR is the agency heading local medical testing and health studies in response to water contamination stemming from the use of AFFF firefighting chemicals at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove and Horsham Air Guard Station. Congressman Boyle’s amendment is now attached to H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and House Democratic Chairman, Congressman Joe Crowley (NY-14) today introduced legislation to require that all newly sworn-in U.S. citizens be uniformly provided voter registration forms at naturalization ceremonies, making it easier for them to exercise their core right as a citizen: the right to vote.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) was proud to present The Congressional Award Gold Medal to 13 recipients (12 Montgomery County; 1 Philadelphia County) from his district in the U.S. Capitol today. The Congressional Award Gold Medal, awarded for outstanding civic volunteerism, is the highest honor awarded to youth ages 14-24 by the United States Congress. It is open to anyone regardless of ability or circumstance.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Patrick Meehan (PA-07) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) are requesting information from the Pentagon after news reports exposed that the dangers posed by firefighting foams used on military bases – including those in Bucks and Montgomery counties – were discussed and considered by industry professionals as early as 2001.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) led 33 bipartisan Members of Congress in calling for increased funding for the Department of Justice’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative. Developed and launched in 2015, the Initiative provides funding through a $41 million competitive grant program to help local jurisdictions reduce the backlog of rape kits that have never been submitted to a crime lab.