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April 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the Appropriations Committee to fully fund a $10 million nationwide study on the impact of PFAS contamination on Americans’ health in Fiscal Year 2020. Boyle led the fight to first enact the study in the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act.

April 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the Appropriations Committee increase funding to $49 million for the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, a Department of Justice program that aims to reduce the nation’s backlog of untested rape kits.

April 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the Appropriations Committee to increase funding for lung cancer research, especially with regard to the disease’s disproportionate impact on young women who have never smoked. Boyle released the following statement upon the submission of his letter.

April 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the Appropriations Committee to put $10 million toward the Delaware River Basin Restoration Program, which aims to preserve the region’s environment, ecology, and economic viability. Congressman Boyle released the following statement upon the submission of the letter to the House Appropriations Committee.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $237,750 in federal funding to Temple University for pain management research.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $351,806 in federal funding to Temple University for spinal cord injury research.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $343,092 in federal funding to Temple University for biochemical research on proteins.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $255,129 in federal funding to Temple University for heart disease research.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) today introduced the bipartisan Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventative Services Act of 2019.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $626,072 in federal funding to Fox Chase Cancer Center, located in his congressional district, for breast cancer research.

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June 14, 2018 In The News

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.

June 11, 2018 In The News

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.

June 4, 2018 In The News

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.

June 1, 2018 In The News

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.

May 24, 2018 In The News

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.

May 23, 2018 In The News

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.

May 14, 2018 In The News

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Protesters gathered at City Hall on Monday, amid the historic transition of moving the U.S. embassy in Israel, from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

[That same day], Philadelphia, for the first time in the city’s history, raised the Israeli flag over City Hall on the 70th anniversary of Israel’s Independence Day.

May 9, 2018 In The News

The Irish government is standing in line with European partners in opposing the decision by President Donald Trump to rescind U.S. participation in the Iran nuclear deal.

“I am greatly disappointed by the U.S. announcement that it is withdrawing from the nuclear agreement with Iran, the JCPOA,” said Foreign Affairs Minister, Simon Coveney.

April 26, 2018 In The News

British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch is in receipt of a letter from 16 members of Congress who joined together to express concern about hundreds of families still waiting for legacy truth and justice.

April 25, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The House passed by voice vote a bill Tuesday ensuring that the regime of Bashar al-Assad won't get any U.S. taxpayer funds slated to help Syria.

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