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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:

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) voted with many colleagues in the House to adopt, by a vote of 316 to 113, the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This measure funds the government until October 2016.

December 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) was proud to see the U.S. House of Representatives pass bipartisan, common-sense legislation that he introduced with Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA-49) to waive passport fees for first responders traveling abroad to help in disaster areas.

December 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) entered the following statement on the record about humanitarian assistance for Ukraine:

December 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) has introduced common-sense legislation to close a loophole in our national security laws that could facilitate a foreign terrorist’s entry into the United States with minimal screening.  Specifically, H.R.