PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), founder and chair of the Congressional First-Generation Student Caucus, successfully included report language to ensure the Department of Education will devote resources to first-generation college students in the upcoming fiscal year. Congressman Boyle’s report language was backed by 9 Members of Congress.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) secured $49 million in Fiscal Year 2021 to reduce the sexual assault kit backlog through the Sexual Assault Kit Initiative. Congressman Boyle’s letter asking for full funding was signed by 47 Members of Congress. He has previously led this effort to increase funding in Congress.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, signed by 59 Members of Congress, to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to highlight the adverse consequences recent delays at USPS have on our nation’s Veterans.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair of the Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus, successfully secured $20 million for Lung Cancer Research in Fiscal Year 2021 by leading a letter with 41 Members of Congress to prioritize this funding. This is an increase of $14 million from the previous year.
PHILADEPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Pennsylvania State Senator Christine M. Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), Democratic Chair of the Labor & Industry Committee in the Pennsylvania State Senate, sent a letter to U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) today proudly accepted the prestigious John Fitzgerald Kennedy Memorial Medal for 2020 from the national chapter of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH). The medal is the highest honor that the Hibernians bestow. Congressman Boyle is the first Pennsylvania-based member of the U.S.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement:
"Yesterday in the House of Representatives there were 7+ hours of votes on the National Defense Authorization Act and various amendments to it. There were three votes, however, that were controversial and I wanted to state how I voted on each one and why.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) secured two amendments in the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to promote democracy and democratic institutions. Both amendments were voted on the House floor today.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-leading with Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09) and Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (WA-01), sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia to oppose a proposed rule that limits companies’ ability to use environmental, social, governance (ESG) principles in their investments.
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Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser HR McMaster with the hawkish former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton in the latest administration shake-up.
In a sign of the administration’s unusually high rate of turnover, the pro-Iraq war hardliner will become Mr. Trump’s third National Security Adviser.
Congressional Democrats on Thursday were quick to condemn President Trump's decision to name former United States Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton as his next national security adviser.
Trump tweeted early Thursday evening that Bolton, the hawkish former Bush administration official, will take over for H.R. McMaster beginning April 9.
Washington (CNN) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden was back on Capitol Hill meeting with Democrats on Wednesday ahead of the midterm elections, attempting to bridge a divide in his party between progressives and blue-collar voters.
U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Pa, grew up in the Olney neighborhood of upper North Philadelphia. There, the congressman’s mother worked as a crossing guard shepherding school children across bustling North 5th Street, the neighborhood’s shop-lined commercial spine.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The annual St. Patrick’s Day commemoration ceremony was held at Philadelphia’s Irish Memorial on Saturday. The ceremony focused on the challenges faced by immigrants of the past as well as the present.
Life Sciences Pennsylvania, a Wayne-based trade group, handed out its annual industry awards this week. Here is who was honored:
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A federal administrative law judge signed a letter this week ruling that Adrianne Gunter’s multiple sclerosis has left her too sick to work, qualifying her for the government assistance known as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) — three months after she finally got a remote hearing via TV hookup and more than two years after she applied.
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.
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.
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.