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December 5, 2019 Press Release

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:

November 21, 2019 Press Release

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. 

November 19, 2019 Press Release

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. 

November 12, 2019 Press Release

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.

November 7, 2019 Press Release

 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:

October 31, 2019 Press Release

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:

October 30, 2019 Press Release

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. 

October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - With the announcement that an agreement has been reached between United Kingdom and European Union leaders to resolve Brexit, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement: 

October 8, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Today, Reps. Brendan Boyle (PA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) held a press conference to announce a $1 million federal grant for research on the health effects of PFAS exposure.

October 7, 2019 Press Release

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), co-chair and co-founder of the Friends of a Free, Stable and Democratic Syria, responded to the White House statement announcing that the United States is withdrawing from positions in Syria on the Turkish border.


In The News

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.

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.

February 8, 2017 In The News

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.

January 19, 2017 In The News

by Congressman Brendan F. Boyle

(This OpEd first appeared on 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.

January 12, 2017 In The News

By U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle 
(published in Northeast Times Jan. 10, 2017)