Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Senate Republicans elimination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) provisions within the National Defense Authorization Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today announced that his legislation (Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, H.R. 2377) was successfully voted on and passed out of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act ( H.R. 5165 ) a bill that will revive the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit (Section 48C)—a program that invests in U.S. manufacturing capacity to supply clean energy projects with American-made equipment.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) today applauded the awarding of a $12.5 million federal grant to the Franklin Square Station Reopening Project. The Franklin Square Station was shuttered in 1979 and has been off limits to the public ever since.
PHILADELPHIA, PA –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after the announcement of a $633,600 grant award to the Philadelphia Housing Authority to assist disabled residents:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the statement below following today’s vote by the House of Representatives on a resolution outlining the next steps of the impeachment process:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), both co-chairs of the Blue Collar Caucus, introduced the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Amendment Act to support more women in apprenticeship programs.
WASHINGTON, DC - With the announcement that an agreement has been reached between United Kingdom and European Union leaders to resolve Brexit, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement:
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Today, Reps. Brendan Boyle (PA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) held a press conference to announce a $1 million federal grant for research on the health effects of PFAS exposure.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair and co-founder of the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria, responded to the White House statement announcing that the United States is withdrawing from positions in Syria on the Turkish border.
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(This article appeared in the May 1, 2019 edition of The Intelligencer)
((This OpEd appeared in the April 29, 2019 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer))
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a resolution stating that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s forthcoming report on Russian election meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election should be made public.
More than 20 members of the US Congress warned that a future free trade deal between the US and UK could be delayed “indefinitely” as they called on Theresa May to ensure there is no return to a hard border in Ireland.
The House of Representatives on Friday passed a key priority of the new Democratic majority: A sweeping legislative proposal that Democrats call HR 1 that seeks to enact wide-ranging ethics reform, expand voting rights and mandate the disclosure of presidential tax returns.
The vote was 234 to 193 and the measure passed along party lines.
Blue-collar Americans are the backbone of American strength and resilience. In the 1970s, the top one percent of earners made nine percent of the country's income. Today, they make nearly a quarter. Since the recession, CEO pay has soared while workers' wages have remained stagnant, or have at times fallen.
The U.S. Air Force on Monday awarded an initial $325 million contract to replace 1960s-era UH-1N (Huey) helicopters, which patrol and defend nuclear weapons facilities, with MH-139 helicopters built at two plants in the Philadelphia area.
Bashar al-Assad thinks he is winning.
The Syrian dictator, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, is responsible for the deaths of more than 500,000 people. UNICEF believes that a full quarter of civilian deaths have been children and minors.