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April 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) re-introduced legislation today to temporarily remove the exception that prevents Institutions of Mental Disease (IMD) from getting Medicaid support. Currently, the federal government does not provide federal Medicaid funds to states for services rendered at these facilities.

March 31, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon today's release of The American Jobs Plan,  President Biden’s newly unveiled infrastructure proposal:
 

March 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (PA-04), and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the bipartisan Alternatives to Animals for Regulatory Fairness (AARF) Act to modernize the drug approval process.

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding two pieces of gun violence legislation that were passed in the House this week.  Congressman Boyle is a co-sponsor for both the “Enhanced Background Checks Act” and of “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.”
 

March 11, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, with his signing of the American Rescue Plan Act, President Biden completed the final step in Democrats goal of delivering landmark, life-saving relief legislation to the American people.

March 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding U.S. House passage today of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), legislation that he co-led to passage in the House, and legislation that is the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years.
 

March 8, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced a bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to strike out the “habitual drunkard” provision and remove marijuana offenses as grounds of inadmissibility or consideration in a good moral character determination.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) this evening joined House Democrats to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping anti-corruption package to clean up Washington, protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity to government, and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests. H.R.

March 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today sent a letter --co-signed entirely by House members representing large metropolises  -- to White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients.

March 1, 2021 Press Release
 
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Representative Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), a member of the House Budget Committee today unveiled the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act.
 

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May 1, 2019 In The News

(This article appeared in the May 1, 2019 edition of The Intelligencer)

April 29, 2019 In The News

((This OpEd appeared in the April 29, 2019 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer))

March 14, 2019 In The News

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.

March 11, 2019 In The News

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.

March 8, 2019 In The News

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.

February 5, 2019 In The News
In the coming weeks, our colleagues in the Senate will vote on whether to confirm Andrew Wheeler to be the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. They should not give him the job unless he makes specific commitments to provide regulatory oversight for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS chemicals.
 
November 5, 2018 In The News

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.

September 26, 2018 In The News

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.

August 24, 2018 In The News

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.

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