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April 13, 2016 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – As we mark Equal Pay Day today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) is fighting to do more to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men – including passage of the critical Paycheck Fairness Act.  Equal Pay Day symbolizes the date that, more than three months into the year, women’s wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.

March 30, 2016 Editorial

The terrorist attacks in Brussels, like the attacks last fall in Paris, have captured our attention in a way reminiscent of the days immediately after 9/11. Fifteen years later, there are still fundamental questions about the nature of the challenge that have yet to be answered.

Make no mistake about it. We are at war.

March 4, 2016 Editorial


Donald Trump’s candidacy is dangerous to our country.

I am not prone to exaggeration or hyperbole. I believe superlatives are generally overused. This is a situation, however, in which dramatic statements are merited.

February 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) spoke on the House Floor today to honor Sanford Harling III.  The 12 year-old boy who died tragically after running into a burning house to rescue his bedridden father.  Below is a transcript of his remarks and a link to the video:

December 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representative Brendan Boyle (PA-13) released the following statement on the death of an American soldier and Montgomery County native in Afghanistan:

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) voted with many colleagues in the House to adopt, by a vote of 316 to 113, the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This measure funds the government until October 2016.

December 17, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) was proud to see the U.S. House of Representatives pass bipartisan, common-sense legislation that he introduced with Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA-49) to waive passport fees for first responders traveling abroad to help in disaster areas.

December 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) entered the following statement on the record about humanitarian assistance for Ukraine:

December 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC– Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) has introduced common-sense legislation to close a loophole in our national security laws that could facilitate a foreign terrorist’s entry into the United States with minimal screening.  Specifically, H.R.

December 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC– Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) voted with 359 Democratic and Republican colleagues in the House to adopt the conference report on Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act -- a measure that reauthorizes highway, bridge, transportation safety, and public transit projects for the next five years.  The measure provides $281 billion in guaranteed funding for these prog