WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after Congressman John Lewis announced he is battling pancreatic cancer:
”Terribly sad news from my most esteemed colleague Rep John Lewis. But if there is ever a person who knows how to fight the good fight and win, it is John Lewis. My prayers are with you, my friend.”
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) gave the following statement today into the official House record to explain his votes in favor of both articles of impeachment—abuse of power and obstruction of Congress—against President Donald J. Trump:
“This is the fourth impeachment proceeding against a president of the United States, and the most serious.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives increased funding for peace programs in the north of Ireland to $2 million as part of a Fiscal Year 2020 government spending package, expected to be signed by the President on Friday. This substantial increase is a result of an amendment offered by Congressman Brendan F.
Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following Senate Republicans elimination of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) provisions within the National Defense Authorization Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today announced that his legislation (Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, H.R. 2377) was successfully voted on and passed out of the Energy and Commerce Committee.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced the Innovative Energy Manufacturing Act ( H.R. 5165 ) a bill that will revive the Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit (Section 48C)—a program that invests in U.S. manufacturing capacity to supply clean energy projects with American-made equipment.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Dwight Evans (PA-03) today applauded the awarding of a $12.5 million federal grant to the Franklin Square Station Reopening Project. The Franklin Square Station was shuttered in 1979 and has been off limits to the public ever since.
PHILADELPHIA, PA –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement after the announcement of a $633,600 grant award to the Philadelphia Housing Authority to assist disabled residents:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the statement below following today’s vote by the House of Representatives on a resolution outlining the next steps of the impeachment process:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33), both co-chairs of the Blue Collar Caucus, introduced the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Amendment Act to support more women in apprenticeship programs.
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