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March 17, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today called on Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, to establish a Special Enrollment Period for Affordable Care Act Marketplace coverage during the coronavirus pandemic.

February 20, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), Co-Chairs of the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria Caucus, issued the following statement on the current offensive being carried out by the Assad regime, prompting mass human displacement in Syria:
 

February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair of the Blue Collar Caucus, voted to pass the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. Congressman Boyle is a lead co-sponsor of the PRO Act, which is the most significant upgrade to U.S. labor law in 80 years.
 

February 4, 2020 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address to Congress.
 

January 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a letter to the Commissioner of Social Security, Andrew Saul, to oppose the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to cut Social Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits.

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) just returned from Puerto Rico where he toured the damage recent earthquakes have inflicted on the island and met with victims. 
 

January 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced the Protecting Communities from Hospital Closures Act. It is legislation to provide oversight over future hospital closures to mitigate the impact on surrounding communities.
 

January 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s selection of AgustaWestland’s TH-119 helicopter in the TH-73 award to replace the Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 SeaRanger training helicopters to train America’s future naval aviators. Congressman Boyle fought for the Navy’s funding in Congress to replace these training helicopters. 
 

January 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation, the Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, was included in a package of bills that successfully passed the House of Representatives today. The package, titled the PFAS Action Act of 2019 (H.R.

January 6, 2020 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the statement below after the passing of former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick:

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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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