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May 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following comments last week from President Trump calling Kim Jong Un “very honorable,” Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced legislation urging the administration to uphold American values and not neglect North Korea’s human rights record during negotiations with the Kim regime.

March 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Congressman Brendan F.

March 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressmen Christopher Smith (R-NJ-04) and Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) sent a letter urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to abandon its current proposal to outsource federal oversight of facilities regulated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to private industry.

March 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, a bipartisan measure authored by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (D-PA-13) and Ryan Costello (R-PA-6), Co-Chairs of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Caucus, to fix a glitch in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program was signed into law as part of the Omnibus Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2018.  The PSLF Technical Corrections Act, H.R.

March 23, 2018 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan measure authored by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) aimed at providing a boost of education aid for the children of fallen law enforcement and first responders who have died in the line of duty was signed into law today. 
 
March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), a Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement in response to news that President Trump has appointed Ambassador John Bolton as National Security Advisor.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, introduced the Iran Responsible Reporting Act to punish the widespread corruption within Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

March 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC– Today, the House Democratic Blue Collar Caucus co-chaired by Congressmen Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) and Marc Veasey (TX-33) hosted former Vice President Joe Biden for a meeting on Capitol Hill. The discussion focused on how House Democrats can promote an economic agenda that supports American workers and win back blue collar voters across the country.

March 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) led bipartisan letters to the leadership of the House Appropriations Committee advocating for funding and regulatory action to support communities that are dealing with contaminated drinking water containing perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS).

March 19, 2018 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13), Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L.

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In The News

March 8, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON D.C. — Legislation that would rename two U.S. Post Office facilities in the Commonwealth after Pennsylvanians who were killed in action while serving their country is one signature away from becoming law.

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February 9, 2018 In The News

Rep. Brendan Boyle said Friday the tax cuts, combined with the new spending bill, are setting up the U.S. for economic disaster.

“This is a $2 trillion plan that is coming in the eighth year of an economic expansion,” Mr. Boyle, Pennsylvania Democrat, said on MSNBC.

February 7, 2018 In The News

House lawmakers on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at deepening cooperation on cybersecurity between the United States and Ukraine.

The bill would encourage the State Department to take a number of steps to help Ukraine improve the cybersecurity of its government and critical services.

January 17, 2018 In The News

If the Eagles again defy the oddsmakers and beat the Minnesota Vikings in Sunday's NFC title game, a local congressman will receive a can of Hormel Spam as a congratulatory present.

January 9, 2018 In The News

A Democratic lawmaker says that he will introduce legislation that would require presidential candidates to undergo a mental health examination following a tweet from President Trump in which he praised himself as a "stable genius."

January 8, 2018 In The News

Four Philadelphia-area congressmen sent a letter Monday to the acting chief of the Social Security Administration asking that the agency address the sometimes years-long delays for Philadelphia-area residents seeking disability-benefits hearings.

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July 13, 2017 In The News

Early Sunday morning, President Trump took to twitter to announce: “Putin & I discussed forming an impenetrable Cyber Security unit so that election hacking, & many other negative things will be guarded…” I immediately had the same reaction as many Americans: shock and disgust.

April 24, 2017 In The News

(This Op Ed first appeared in the Huffington Post on 04/24/2017)

April 19, 2017 In The News

LOWER MORELAND Calling climate change a frightening reality, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-13, called on attendees of a Wednesday night town hall meeting in Huntington Valley to stay informed and stay involved to fight an environmental crisis that’s impacting lives both at home and abroad.

March 22, 2017 In The News

Donald Trump won the presidency upon on a wave of anti-establishment populism and disrespect for  international alliances and political institutions like NATO and the EU. Now that he has taken office, his inexperience in public service and foreign affairs demands a fully staffed, well-funded, experienced and empowered State Department to safeguard America’s standing in global affairs.

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