Tonight, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and David Handera, Amtrak’s Vice President for Stations, Facilities, Properties and Accessibility released the following update regarding ongoing efforts to replace the Solari split-flap sign in the William H Gray III 30th Street Station:
Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-2) and Congressman Richard Neal (MA-1) introduced a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of the inaugural meeting of the First Dáil Éireann, Ireland’s Parliament, which produced a Declaration of Independence for Ireland on January 21, 2019.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) tonight released the following statement upon introducing new legislation to ban future government shutdowns, H.R. 696, the Ban Government Shutdowns Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Temple University’s receipt of a $237,750 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute on Aging to research Alzheimer’s Disease.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon being appointed to the following three individual subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee:
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Brendan F. Boyle, the senior congressman from southeastern Pennsylvania, has been selected by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve on the prestigious House Ways and Means Committee. The oldest committee in Congress and the only one to be called for in the U.S. Constitution, the Ways and Means Committee is the chief economic development committee.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined 51 colleagues in sending a letter to the Trump Administration demanding the IRS issue refunds during the government shutdown, despite Republicans’ refusal to fund the IRS. Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon sending the letter:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Oval Office address on his effort to build a wall at the southern border.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to a recent report by the House Appropriations Committee showing that more than 11,000 federal workers in Pennsylvania are going without pay because of the government shutdown.
WASHINGTON, DC – Early this morning, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) issued the following statement in response to the federal government shut down after President Trump and congressional Republicans failed to advance a spending bill that included $5 billion for President Trump’s expensive, ineffective, and unpopular proposed border wall:
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After the Supreme Court ruled against working people in the Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31, case last week, dozens of members of Congress condemned the ruling and expressed their support for the rights of working people. Here are excerpts from their statements.
Rep. Brendan Boyle (Pa.-13th District):
At a press conference Monday morning, the congressmen called for more government action on PFAS chemicals, and Fitzpatrick joined a small contingent of Republican lawmakers in calling for EPA administrator Scott Pruitt to resign.
Congressman Brendan Boyle this week met with a delegation of representatives from companies based in Northern Ireland. The business representatives hailed from both Counties Derry and Donegal and they were accompanied by civic leaders from both counties.
Troubling details about the Berks County Residential Center have caused two members of U.S. Congress to take action.
This week, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania's 13th district joined Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez and Senator Kamala D. Harris in introducing a bill in both chambers that would seek to avoid the ambiguity that has surrounded the final death toll from Hurricane Maria to be repeated in the event of other natural disasters.
Sure, there’s North Korea.
But Northern Ireland is also on Washington’s foreign policy to-do list.
Or so it is to be hoped.
As Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson scrapped the post of U.S. Special Envoy to the Northern Ireland peace process.
Before leaving office he revived it.
About 18 percent of eligible Democratic and Republican voters cast ballots during last month’s primary election, according to unofficial returns, a slightly better turnout than the last midterm election.
But it’s hardly a bellwether for citizen enthusiasm in the nation’s democratic electoral process.
WASHINGTON — Philadelphia's three congressmen on Friday urged House leaders to devote federal money to repairing the city's schools, which are suffering from mold, deteriorated asbestos, and peeling lead paint.
Doubts have been raised about the appointment of a US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had not considered the matter.
The U.S. Department of Education on Wednesday released more information about a temporary program to help social workers, teachers and other public servants at risk of missing out on federal student loan forgiveness because they enrolled in the wrong repayment plan.