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April 10, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.
 

April 9, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision to close COVID-19 testing sites in Philadelphia:

April 8, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) applauds the contract award to the Philly Shipyard for the construction of up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) from TOTE Services, LLC (TOTE), an industry leader in ship management, marine operations and vessel services. This contract award results in 1,200 good paying jobs. 

April 1, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, co-signed by 22 additional members of Congress, to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to urge for a civil servant to sign the stimulus checks instead of potentially delaying it to fulfill President Trump’s request of having his own signature on each check.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) issued  the following statement immediately after the House of Representatives passage this afternoon of the CARES ACT in response to the Coronavirus pandemic: 

March 24, 2020 Press Release

Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), along with State Senators Vincent Hughes and Tim Kearney, successfully implemented statewide regulatory changes to allow over 130 small craft distilleries in Pennsylvania to produce scarce medical supplies, like hand sanitizers, in response to COVID-19. 

March 20, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to immediately issue an Executive Order directing all eligible federal employees and contractors to telework.
 

March 19, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) called on Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to ensure the financial burdens of the coronavirus response does not fall on students whose academic years have been disrupted.

March 18, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – This week, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined 66 Members of Congress to inquire how resources at the Department of Defense were being incorporated into the broader national plan to lessen the spread of the coronavirus. 
 

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August 21, 2018 In The News

As the debate over the nation’s immigration laws continues on Capitol Hill, Congress has its own share of lawmakers for whom the immigrant experience is a personal one: At least 65 of the current 529 voting members of Congress (or 12%) are immigrants or the children of immigrants.

July 27, 2018 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers urged federal agencies and research labs to release information on what it does with cats, dogs and primates that survive experiments.

July 23, 2018 In The News

A post office in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia was renamed on Monday for a U.S. airman who died while serving in Afghanistan in 2015.

Air Force Staff Sgt. Peter Taub, who grew up near the post office in Wyncote, Pa., was killed in a suicide attack while on patrol near Bagram Air Field.

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July 14, 2018 In The News

A US Congressman has called on Donald Trump to "stop embarrassing us on the international stage" after he referred to Ireland as part of the UK.

President Trump, who arrived in Britain for a four-day trip on Thursday, made the gaffe during an interview in which he insisted that he was popular despite planned protests.

July 11, 2018 In The News

Venezuelans in Philadelphia and city representatives raised the Venezuelan flag on July 5 at City Hall to recognize the country’s independence from Spain in the 19th century and those currently fighting for their freedom in the South American nation, which continues to suffer from its years-long humanitarian crisis.

July 9, 2018 In The News

In 2015, I voted against the Iran nuclear agreement because I disagreed with the strategy of decoupling Iran's nuclear threat from its other malign activities.

July 5, 2018 In The News

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):

June 25, 2018 In The News

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.

June 21, 2018 In The News

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.

June 20, 2018 In The News

Troubling details about the Berks County Residential Center have caused two members of U.S. Congress to take action.

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