WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant awards of $667,865 to Fox Chace Cancer Center for cancer research and $6,000 to Temple University for a conference on movement disorders:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined more than 225 Members of Congress to cosponsor a resolution to nullify President Trump’s unlawful, dangerous emergency declaration at the southern border in order to build his border wall without congressional approval.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced today that he has been appointed to serve as an Assistant Whip for the 116th Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC — Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement following President Trump declaring a national emergency at the southern border in order to build a border wall without Congressional approval.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the EPA unveiling its Comprehensive Nationwide PFAS Action Plan:
“One can criticize the Israeli government without necessarily being anti-Semitic. Just like one can criticize the US government without necessarily being anti-American. However, there is simply no denying the fact that, for some, their anti-Israel views are rooted in anti-Semitism.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union Address tonight:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in celebration of the Lunar New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Pig:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the Department of Health and Human Services has granted $79,250 to Temple University for research on improving treatment of HIV-related neurological problems:
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to reports of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to not regulate the levels of PFOS and PFOA chemicals in Americans’ drinking water, an action he has led the fight for in Congress since 2016:
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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.
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."
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.
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.
(This Op Ed first appeared in the Huffington Post on 04/24/2017)
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.
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.
BALTIMORE — More powerless than they’ve been in a decade, House Democrats started a 48-hour soul-searching retreat this week still divided over an appealing economic agenda.
by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle
(This OpEd first appeared on HuffingtonPost.com on Jan. 18, 2017)
As the dust settles from a divisive presidential election, one message is clear: the American people are sick and tired of business as usual in Washington. They want a government that works for them, not special interests.
By U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle
(published in Northeast Times Jan. 10, 2017)