WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair of the Blue Collar Caucus, voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. Congressman Boyle is a lead co-sponsor of the PRO Act, which is the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years.
WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address to Congress.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) just returned from Puerto Rico where he toured the damage recent earthquakes have inflicted on the island and met with victims.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced the Protecting Communities from Hospital Closures Act. It is legislation to provide oversight over future hospital closures to mitigate the impact on surrounding communities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s selection of AgustaWestland’s TH-119 helicopter in the TH-73 award to replace the Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 SeaRanger training helicopters to train America’s future naval aviators. Congressman Boyle fought for the Navy’s funding in Congress to replace these training helicopters.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation, the Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, was included in a package of bills that successfully passed the House of Representatives today. The package, titled the PFAS Action Act of 2019 (H.R.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the statement below after the passing of former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after Congressman John Lewis announced he is battling pancreatic cancer:
”Terribly sad news from my most esteemed colleague Rep John Lewis. But if there is ever a person who knows how to fight the good fight and win, it is John Lewis. My prayers are with you, my friend.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) gave the following statement today into the official House record to explain his votes in favor of both articles of impeachment—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress—against President Donald J. Trump:
“This is the fourth impeachment proceeding against a president of the United States, and the most serious.
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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.