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U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D. Pa.) told House members on Thursday they should "say no to Oreo" because Mondelez International Inc. has decided to close the Philadelphia plant that manufactures Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers and relocate the production to Mexico.
The Northeast plant employs 350 workers.
Click the link to watch Congressman Brendan F. Boyle speak to Fox News on the need for bipartisanship in Washington DC.
June 12, 2015 President Obama traveled to Capitol Hill to personally plead House Democrats not to sink his trade agenda.
He failed. And it wasn't close.
In a dramatic early-afternoon vote, the House rejected the Trade Adjustment Assistance package, 126-302. At least 140 Democrats voted against Obama.
Imagine departing from Philadelphia and arriving in New York City in 32 minutes, or Washington in less than an hour. Imagine being able to speed at nearly 220 m.p.h. past the ever-worsening traffic gridlock of the five major metropolitan cities along the East Coast.
Philadelphia, PA – 59 percent of of the state’s streams, including those feeding the Delaware River, Susquehanna River and Pittsburgh’s Three, will gain federal protections under a final rule signed today by top Obama administration officials.
On Monday morning, Brendan Boyle donned a bright yellow vest and pushed around a mop and bucket at the Norristown Transportation Center, assisting a custodian. The U.S. Representative who oversees part of Northeast Philly and part of Montgomery County in the 13th District plans to visit several blue-collar work sites as part of a “Trading Places” program. He’s been a U.S.
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By Tony West, Philadelphia Public Record
It’s a long way from the IHOP on Roosevelt Boulevard to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs in Washington, D.C. But freshman Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-Phila.) has made that trip now.