In The News
By Jared Shelly, BizPhilly
Donald Trump is no fan of American jobs moving to Mexico — and he likely has some support for that sentiment in Northeast Philadelphia.
Trump decided to boycott Oreos after Mondelēz International announced it will move product lines in Chicago to a facility in Salinas, Mexico. The company is cutting 600 jobs in Chicago.
As the House prepares to vote on Pres. Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, they can count on a ‘no’ from at least one PA Congressman.
On Sunday, freshman Rep. Brendan Boyle published an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer to announce that he would not support the agreement. Boyle argued that approving the Iran deal would increase the likelihood of war in the Middle East.
By Brendan F. Boyle
The coming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear agreement has been called the most important foreign policy vote since the Iraq War. As such, partisan politics have no place when it comes to the national security of the United States.
By Jason Kaneshiro
The congressman who represents the area where Defense Logistics Agency Troop
Support is located visited the agency Aug. 14.
Rep. Brendan Boyle, representing Pennsylvania's 13th Congressional District,
learned about DLA Troop Support's mission to support the warfighter through
its five diverse supply chains.
Dear NDECC Members,
We’re excited to report that we had a fantastic first-ever College Democrats of America (CDA) Ethnic Council that took place last week at the University of DC as part of the larger four-day CDA Convention. We've shared some photos with you below!
Planning ahead: A SEPTA representative said that the transportation agency is willing to redevelop its employee parking lot at Pratt and Griscom streets for commercial uses sought by the community. Such a project would not conflict with the agency’s plan to build the control center and district office on an adjacent parcel.
Congressman Brendan Boyle joined a bipartisan coalition on July 28 to introduce the Medicare Common Access Card Act (H.R. 3220), a bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to initiate a smart card pilot program and issue new, more secure Medicare cards to select participants.
Visiting Jerusalem, freshman Democratic U.S. Representative Brad Ashford of Nebraska said Wednesday he’d “vote no” if asked now to decide on the Iran nuclear agreement backed by President Barack Obama.
“There’s a lot of skepticism” about the deal among the other Democratic members of the House of Representatives traveling with him in Israel, Ashford said.
Add another name to the list of those vilified on the floor of the House of Representatives: the Oreo cookie.
Representative Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, a Democrat, lambasted Mondelez, the makers of the chocolate cookie and its cream filling, on Thursday for closing a plant in his home district and laying off 300 workers.