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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.
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.”