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January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to an article published this weekend in the Philadelphia Inquirer detailing the unconscionable delays faced by millions of Americans awaiting hearings with the Social Security Administration (SSA) to determine their eligibility to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), today Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) led a letter joined by Members of Congress throughout the region demanding answers and requesting a briefing with SSA leadership.

January 12, 2017 In The News

By U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle 
(published in Northeast Times Jan. 10, 2017)

November 19, 2015 In The News

By William Kenny

The Ar­bours at Eagle Pointe was en­vi­sioned as an “older adults” com­munity from the first day its de­velopers pitched their plans to the Somer­ton Civic As­so­ci­ation about a dec­ade ago. But 55 and older folks aren’t the only dom­in­ant demo­graph­ic among the hun­dreds of in­hab­it­ants.

The de­vel­op­ment has a large per­cent­age of mil­it­ary vet­er­ans, too.

July 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC-  Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) joined Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus Congressman Xavier Becerra (CA-34),  Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-35), Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06), Social Security Disability beneficiary and advocate Susan Flashman, and Max Richtman of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare to announce new legislation that will ensure that all Americans receive their earned Social Security despite Republican gamesmanship.

July 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) issued the following statement on the Older Americans Act which was signed into law on July 14, 1965: 

“Today is the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act, an important law that guarantees that Older Americans who have worked hard, raised families, and kept our country strong should be able to live with dignity and independence. The Older Americans Act helps them do that by providing critical services to millions of senior citizens and their families.”