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June 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC–  In the wake of the horrific act of hate and terror in Orlando last week, the deadliest mass shooting in American history,  Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) today joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.

June 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Pennsylvania lawmakers yesterday urged the Department of the Navy to provide health screenings and water filtration systems for residents of Horsham, Montgomery County and Warminster, Bucks County affected by the presences of PFOA and PFOS chemical compounds in drinking water.

June 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) today called for a formal congressional hearing to investigate threats related to groundwater contamination surrounding over 600 Department of Defense installations nationwide, including the vicinity around Horsham Air Guard Station in the 13th Congressional District which Congressman Boyle represents.

May 25, 2016 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) today released the following statement regarding release of Ukranian Member of Parliament and Fighter Pilot Nadiya Savchenko:

May 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brendan Boyle (PA-13) and Patrick Meehan (PA-07) today issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency released revised drinking water health advisories on the health risks of Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS).

May 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC–  Today, Congressmen Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) and Mick Mulvaney (R-SC-05) led the planting of a ceremonial tree on the U.S. Capitol Grounds.  The tree, an Irish Oak, was planted to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising,  as well as to honor all Irish-Americans. In 1916, Irish Americans played a significant role in the Rising.

April 13, 2016 Press Release
Women in Pennsylvania Still Earn Only 79 Cents for Every Dollar Earned by Men.

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – As we mark Equal Pay Day today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) is fighting to do more to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men – including passage of the critical Paycheck Fairness Act.  Equal Pay Day symbolizes the date that, more than three months into the year, women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.

February 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) spoke on the House Floor today to honor Sanford Harling III.  The 12 year-old boy who died tragically after running into a burning house to rescue his bedridden father.  Below is a transcript of his remarks and a link to the video:

December 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Brendan Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement on the death of an American soldier and Montgomery County native in Afghanistan: