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WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today proudly accepted the prestigious John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial Medal for 2020 from the national chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH). The medal is the highest honor that the Hibernians bestow. Congressman Boyle is the first Pennsylvania-based member of the U.S. House of Representatives to receive the medal.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement:
"Yesterday in the House of Representatives there were 7+ hours of votes on the National Defense Authorization Act and various amendments to it. There were three votes, however, that were controversial and I wanted to state how I voted on each one and why.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) secured two amendments in the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to promote democracy and democratic institutions. Both amendments were voted on the House floor today.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced legislation to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman for his courage to testify in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. This comes after Lt. Col. Vindman’s announcement of his retirement after “a campaign of bullying, intimidation, and retaliation.” The Congressional Gold Medal honors those “who have performed an achievement that has an impact on American history and culture that that is likely to be recognized as a major achievement in the recipient’s field long after the achievement.”
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) makes the following statement:
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced H.Res.939, a resolution supporting the World Bank to lead a worldwide COVID-19 economic recovery effort.
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) applauds the contract award to the Philly Shipyard for the construction of up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) from TOTE Services, LLC (TOTE), an industry leader in ship management, marine operations and vessel services. This contract award results in 1,200 good paying jobs.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – This week, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined 66 Members of Congress to inquire how resources at the Department of Defense were being incorporated into the broader national plan to lessen the spread of the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Co-Chairs of the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria Caucus, issued the following statement on the current offensive being carried out by the Assad regime, prompting mass human displacement in Syria:
WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) just returned from Puerto Rico where he toured the damage recent earthquakes have inflicted on the island and met with victims.