WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) unveiled the Clean Money Act, his original legislation to replace big, special interest money in congressional campaigns with public financing.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s misleading and divisive rally this evening in Erie, Pennsylvania:
WASHINGTON, DC – In the newly-released NRA ratings for the 2018 election, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) received an ‘F’ grade, reflecting his consistent, strong support for commonsense gun violence prevention measures. In response to the grade, Congressman Boyle stated:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee who was interacted with Ambassador Nikki Haley, released the following statement in response to the sudden resignation as U.N. Ambassador.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to become the 114th Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States:
WASHINGTON—Congressmen Dan Kildee (MI-05) and Brendan Boyle (PA-13), along with U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), today introduced two bills to ensure that veterans and their families exposed to toxic chemicals at military installations get the health care services and benefits they need through the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle voted against House Republicans’ “Tax Scam 2.0” when it passed on a party-line vote, making permanent a slate of tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans that were included in the first GOP Tax Scam passed in December 2017.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Republican members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously rejected along party lines a resolution of inquiry from Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) requesting all materials and documents used in preparation for July’s unprecedented Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki be handed over to Congress for review and oversight.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13)’s legislation, H.R. 4707, the Procure PGMS for Israel Act, as part of H.R. 5141, the U.S. Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018. Congressman Boyle’s bill strengthens the cooperation between the United States and Israel on high-tech weapons.
WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Brendan F.
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In 2015, I voted against the Iran nuclear agreement because I disagreed with the strategy of decoupling Iran's nuclear threat from its other malign activities.
After the Supreme Court ruled against working people in the Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31, case last week, dozens of members of Congress condemned the ruling and expressed their support for the rights of working people. Here are excerpts from their statements.
Rep. Brendan Boyle (Pa.-13th District):
At a press conference Monday morning, the congressmen called for more government action on PFAS chemicals, and Fitzpatrick joined a small contingent of Republican lawmakers in calling for EPA administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.