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Congressman Brendan Boyle

Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania



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March 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –  The Congressional Blue Collar Caucus, co-chaired by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA) and Marc Veasey (D-TX), stands in strong opposition to the federal budget proposed by President Trump, which guts key investments in America’s infrastructure and abandons working families.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) statement on the Passing of Martin McGuinness:

“It is with great sorrow that I learn of the passing of Martin McGuinness. This is a great loss for Northern Ireland and the cause of peace the world over," said Congressman Boyle.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, during the House Budget Committee’s markup of the Republican health care proposal, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) fought to hold Republicans and President Trump accountable for their campaign promises—all of which appear to be broken since the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its nonpartisan analysis of the proposal.

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Committee on the Budget, today issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s FY2018 Budget:

“The President’s 2018 budget proposal is a continuation of the broken promises and recklessness that has defined this administration since Day One.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today released the following statement about the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) official cost estimate for President Trump’s American Health Care Act:

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement after introducing bipartisan legislation prohibiting the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption in the United States. Joining Boyle in introducing the legislation were Representatives Alcee Hastings (D-FL), Vern Buchanan (R-FL), and Dave Trott (R-MI).

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement on the House Republicans’ bill to replace the Affordable Care Act:

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13)  released the following statement amid reports that Attorney General Jeff Sessions denied under oath during his confirmation hearings having contacts with Russian officials during the 2016 campaign: 

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement tonight after President Donald Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress:

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Philadelphia, PA– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) testified today before the Philadelphia City Council on the threats posed by Presdient Trump and Congressional Republicans to important federal funding in Philadelphia.


In The News

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 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)

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.

March 30, 2016 In The News
March 4, 2016 In The News

Is toxic water in the vicinity of the former Naval Air Station Willow Grove and the Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster making people sick?

That's the concern three area congressmen raised Thursday in a letter to the Navy demanding answers about the government's knowledge of the water issues.

February 17, 2016 In The News

By Asaf Romirowsky and Benjamin Weinthal 

In a move uncharacteristic of U.S. policy as it has been carried out for decades, the Obama administration recently endorsed Europe’s version of a soft Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) campaign targeting Israeli merchandise.

February 17, 2016 In The News

Last month, as President Obama was delivering his last State of the Union Address , I sat in the House chamber and reflected on what I believe to be one of his greatest achievements in office: his leadership these last seven years to tackle global climate change.

February 17, 2016 In The News

After two years, the US House of Representatives passed the Electrify Africa Act on Monday, which aims to connect millions of sub-Saharan African’s to a reliable power supply.