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April 15, 2015 Press Release
This is a sad day for Philadelphia

Washington, DC- “I am still in shock after reading the OIG report this morning.  This is a sad day for Philadelphia. It is unthinkable that this level of duplicity, mismanagement, and corruption happened at an agency whose first priority should have been to help our nation’s heroes.   Instead they systemically lied, hid, and manipulated their employees to save their own skin.

April 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – “Republicans have spent the first 100 days of this Congress stacking the deck for the special interests at the expense of hard-working American families,” said Congressman Brendan Boyle.  “Hard-working Americans deserve better from their Congress.  We should be championing bigger paychecks and better infrastructure for everyone, not serving the special interests.” 

April 14, 2015 Press Release
“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.

March 26, 2015 Press Release

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.”

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.   

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.