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March 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) joined Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) in reintroducing the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation which would help close the wage gap between women and men working the same jobs. On average, women make just 78 cents for every dollar made by a man.

March 23, 2015 Press Release

[Washington, D.C.] – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) announced that, on the 5th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians are benefiting from this landmark health care law.   

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March 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC-  Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) joined more than 175 Democrats supporting the Voter Empowerment Act in the House of Representatives.

March 18, 2015 Press Release
Student Loan Borrowers in Philadelphia and Montgomery County Could Save Thousands If Congress Passes Student Loan Refinancing Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) co-sponsored the critically important Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2015, which is being re-introduced today by Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). 

March 17, 2015 Press Release
This Budget Means Hardworking Families Will ‘Work Harder for Less’

Washington- Today, House Republicans released their latest 10 year budget plan which includes repealing the Affordable Care Act, cutting billions of dollars from Medicaid, and shrinking Pell Grant allowances.  

March 7, 2015 Press Release
“Bloody Sunday” Sparked A National Push for Voting Rights, Culminating in the Enactment of the Voting Rights Act in August 1965

Philadelphia, PA– Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) is marking the 50th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” by remembering the heroic actions of civil rights marchers who helped change our nation.

March 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) voted for H.R. 749, the “Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2015”. The bipartisan bill authorizes $7.2 billion for passenger rail service over the next four fiscal years and includes: 

February 27, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) urges his Republican colleagues in the House to approve a “clean” long-term bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security.  

February 13, 2015 Press Release

(Washington, D.C.)  –  Reps. Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) and Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus,  met with the founder of Sober St. Patrick’s Day, William Reilly. Since 2012, Sober St. Patrick’s Day has worked to create events across the United States where participants can join in celebrating the history, culture and festivities of St.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Obama signed H.R. 203, the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans (SAV) Act into law.  This bipartisan legislation – which unanimously passed both the House and Senate – addresses the epidemic of suicide among our nation’s veterans. 

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