WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement this evening upon passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act. It is legislation which will secure equal pay for equal work, and bring our nation closer to its founding promise of fairness and equality. Boyle is an original cosponsor of the Paycheck Fairness Act.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) re-introduced legislation today to temporarily remove the exception that prevents Institutions of Mental Disease (IMD) from getting Medicaid support. Currently, the federal government does not provide federal Medicaid funds to states for services rendered at these facilities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon today's release of The American Jobs Plan, President Biden’s newly unveiled infrastructure proposal:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Congresswoman Madeleine Dean (PA-04), and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the bipartisan Alternatives to Animals for Regulatory Fairness (AARF) Act to modernize the drug approval process.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding two pieces of gun violence legislation that were passed in the House this week. Congressman Boyle is a co-sponsor for both the “Enhanced Background Checks Act” and of “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2021.”
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, with his signing of the American Rescue Plan Act, President Biden completed the final step in Democrats goal of delivering landmark, life-saving relief legislation to the American people.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding U.S. House passage today of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), legislation that he co-led to passage in the House, and legislation that is the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced a bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to strike out the “habitual drunkard” provision and remove marijuana offenses as grounds of inadmissibility or consideration in a good moral character determination.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) this evening joined House Democrats to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping anti-corruption package to clean up Washington, protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity to government, and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests. H.R.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today sent a letter --co-signed entirely by House members representing large metropolises -- to White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Jeff Zients.
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Rep. Brendan Boyle (Pa.-13th District):
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