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June 25, 2018 In The News

At a press conference Monday morning, the congressmen called for more government action on PFAS chemicals, and Fitzpatrick joined a small contingent of Republican lawmakers in calling for EPA administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.

June 21, 2018 In The News

Congressman Brendan Boyle this week met with a delegation of representatives from companies based in Northern Ireland. The business representatives hailed from both Counties Derry and Donegal and they were accompanied by civic leaders from both counties.

June 20, 2018 In The News

Troubling details about the Berks County Residential Center have caused two members of U.S. Congress to take action.

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June 14, 2018 In The News

This week, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania's 13th district joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez and Senator Kamala D. Harris in introducing a bill in both chambers that would seek to avoid the ambiguity that has surrounded the final death toll from Hurricane Maria to be repeated in the event of other natural disasters.

June 11, 2018 In The News

Sure, there’s North Korea.

But Northern Ireland is also on Washington’s foreign policy to-do list.

Or so it is to be hoped.

As Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson scrapped the post of U.S. Special Envoy to the Northern Ireland peace process.

Before leaving office he revived it.

June 4, 2018 In The News

About 18 percent of eligible Democratic and Republican voters cast ballots during last month’s primary election, according to unofficial returns, a slightly better turnout than the last midterm election.

But it’s hardly a bellwether for citizen enthusiasm in the nation’s democratic electoral process.

June 1, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Philadelphia's three congressmen on Friday urged House leaders to devote federal money to repairing the city's schools, which are suffering from mold, deteriorated asbestos, and peeling lead paint.

May 24, 2018 In The News

Doubts have been raised about the appointment of a US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had not considered the matter.

May 23, 2018 In The News

The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday released more information about a temporary program to help social workers, teachers and other public servants at risk of missing out on federal student loan forgiveness because they enrolled in the wrong repayment plan.

May 14, 2018 In The News

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Protesters gathered at City Hall on Monday, amid the historic transition of moving the U.S. embassy in Israel, from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

[That same day], Philadelphia, for the first time in the city’s history, raised the Israeli flag over City Hall on the 70th anniversary of Israel’s Independence Day.

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