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Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania

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July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13)’s amendment addressing Russian support for the Taliban in Afghanistan as part of the Conference Report to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment from Congressman Brendan F.

July 26, 2018 Press Release
Washington - Today, Congressmen Brendan Boyle (PA-13) and Erik Paulsen (MN-03) launched a bipartisan effort to retire dogs, cats and primates no longer needed for research in government laboratories.
 
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July 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, in response to last week’s unprecedented one-on-one summit with Vladimir Putin with only two translators present, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced a resolution of inquiry requesting all materials and documents used in preparation for the summit by the Trump Administration.
 

July 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s unprecedented, private meeting and joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier today:
 

July 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Republican members of the Rules Committee yesterday rejected an amendment put forward by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) for inclusion in the House Intelligence Authorization Act, H.R. 6237.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down public sector unions’ fair-share fees in Janus v. AFSCME. By law, unions represent all employees regardless of the employee’s financial contribution to the union.

June 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle, Co-Chair of the Blue Collar Caucus, released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court decision in Janus vs. AFSCME issued by the Court today:

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Budget Committee member Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement tonight upon the committee’s passage of the 2019 House Republican budget resolution on a party-line vote.  Boyle offered amendments to reverse the bill’s cuts to Medicare and student loan assistance, which were both rejected on a party-line vote as well.
 

June 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today released the following statement announcing his new legislation to reunite the 2,300 children separated from their parents and not helped by President Trump’s executive order yesterday. 

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July 12, 2018 In The News

Venezuelans in Philadelphia and city representatives raised the Venezuelan flag on July 5 at City Hall to recognize the country’s independence from Spain in the 19th century and those currently fighting for their freedom in the South American nation, which continues to suffer from its years-long humanitarian crisis.

July 9, 2018 In The News

In 2015, I voted against the Iran nuclear agreement because I disagreed with the strategy of decoupling Iran’s nuclear threat from its their other malign activities.

July 13, 2017 In The News

Early Sunday morning, President Trump took to twitter to announce: “Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things will be guarded…” I immediately had the same reaction as many Americans: shock and disgust.

April 24, 2017 In The News

(This Op Ed first appeared in the Huffington Post on 04/24/2017)

April 19, 2017 In The News

LOWER MORELAND Calling climate change a frightening reality, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-13, called on attendees of a Wednesday night town hall meeting in Huntington Valley to stay informed and stay involved to fight an environmental crisis that’s impacting lives both at home and abroad.

March 22, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump won the presidency upon on a wave of anti-establishment populism and disrespect for  international alliances and political institutions like NATO and the EU. Now that he has taken office, his inexperience in public service and foreign affairs demands a fully staffed, well-funded, experienced and empowered State Department to safeguard America’s standing in global affairs.

February 8, 2017 In The News

BALTIMORE — More powerless than they’ve been in a decade, House Democrats started a 48-hour soul-searching retreat this week still divided over an appealing economic agenda.

January 19, 2017 In The News

by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle

(This OpEd first appeared on HuffingtonPost.com on Jan. 18, 2017)

As the dust settles from a divisive presidential election, one message is clear: the American people are sick and tired of business as usual in Washington. They want a government that works for them, not special interests.

January 12, 2017 In The News

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

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June 27, 2016 In The News

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and the Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sander Levin and Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick led a letter to President Obama urging him to visit Ukraine prior to the end of his term. Fifteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined in on signing the letter in support.

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