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August 28, 2015 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.

August 25, 2015 In The News

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.

August 25, 2015 In The News

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.

August 21, 2015 In The News
By Jon Marks, Jewish Exponent
Brendan Boyle won’t soon forget his first time aboard Air Force One.
August 18, 2015 In The News

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.

August 10, 2015 In The News

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!  

August 6, 2015 In The News

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.

August 6, 2015 In The News

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. 

August 6, 2015 In The News

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.

July 10, 2015 In The News

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.