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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a letter to the Commissioner of Social Security, Andrew Saul, to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to cut Social Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. The letter was signed by 124 Members of Congress, including Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal (MA-01), Social Security Subcommittee Chairman John B. Larson (CT-01), and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (IL-07).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), a member of the powerful Ways and Means Committee, applauded the House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1994, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The bill addresses our retirement income crisis by encouraging more businesses to offer retirement plans and expands opportunities for workers to invest. Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon passage of the bill:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Temple University’s receipt of a $237,750 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute on Aging to research Alzheimer’s Disease.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon being appointed to the following three individual subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Brendan F. Boyle, the senior congressman from southeastern Pennsylvania, has been selected by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve on the prestigious House Ways and Means Committee. The oldest committee in Congress and the only one to be called for in the U.S. Constitution, the Ways and Means Committee is the chief economic development committee. It presides over key issues such as tax policy, trade, Medicare, and Social Security. The committee counts among its former members: seven U.S. Presidents, eight U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and Congressman Brendan F.
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.
By U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle
(published in Northeast Times Jan. 10, 2017)
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.
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.