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Congressman Brendan Boyle

Representing the 13th District of Pennsylvania


Press Releases

August 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and David Cicilline (RI-1), along with 17 other Democratic members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter today to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to preserve the promotion of democratic values as part of the Department of State’s mission statement.

August 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) and Ryan Costello (R-PA-6) announced the formation of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Caucus to focus congressional efforts on protecting the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

August 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) issued the following statement concerning an inquiry he submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services (USDA-APHIS) in March of this year concerning the backlog and delays in enforcing federal animal welfare laws:

August 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brendan Boyle (PA-13), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Patrick Meehan (PA-07) are responding to information provided by the Department of Defense regarding a 2001 Aqueous Film Forming Workshop, which acknowledged the dangers posed by firefighting foams used on military bases – including those in Bucks and Montgomery counties. A copy of the Dept.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congress voted 256-169 to adopt Congressman Brendan F. Boyle’s amendment to provide an additional $60 million in environmental remediation funding for the Navy and Air Force to address water contamination caused by firefighting chemicals used on military properties nationwide, including Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Willow Grove and Horsham Air Guard Station.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, the U.S. House will vote on an amendment offered by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) that would appropriate a $30 million funding increase each for the Navy and Air Force for the purpose of remediating contamination caused by firefighting foams used at military installations nationwide.

July 25, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and 88 Democratic colleagues today sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan outlining a bipartisan path to improving the Affordable Care Act aimed at correcting issues in the individual insurance market.
July 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) today introduced a series of amendments to the package of annual funding bills the House will consider this week that would prevent any of the bills’ funding from being used to pay for the President’s legal team or special council for the Russia investigation.

July 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following reports this week that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will shut down the State Department’s Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues (S/CCI), U.S. Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) led a letter joined by Reps. Kathleen Rice (NY-04), Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and 19 colleagues strongly urging Tillerson to reconsider the decision, which would leave the U.S.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Congressional Blue Collar Caucus met Wednesday with Richard L. Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, to discuss the needs of blue collar workers and how House Democrats can make it clear that they will continue to serve as their champion in Washington.