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December 5, 2019 Press Release

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:
 

November 21, 2019 Press Release

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. 

November 19, 2019 Press Release

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. 
 

November 12, 2019 Press Release

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.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

 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:
 

October 31, 2019 Press Release

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:
 

October 30, 2019 Press Release

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. 

October 17, 2019 Press Release

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: 

October 8, 2019 Press Release

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.

October 7, 2019 Press Release

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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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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