“It is Ridiculous That We Are Still Talking About This, Women in PA Still Earn Only 76 Cents for Every Dollar Earned by Men.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As we mark Equal Pay Day today, Congressman Brendan Boyle D-PA-13 continues to demand that more be done to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men – including passage of the critical Paycheck Fairness Act. Equal Pay Day symbolizes when, more than three months into the year, women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) voted for the 2016 House Democratic Budget, titled “Economic Opportunity for Americans Working Hard to Get Ahead.”
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.
[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.
Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) joined more than 175 Democrats supporting the Voter Empowerment Act in the House of Representatives.
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).
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.
“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.
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:
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.