WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) just returned from Puerto Rico where he toured the damage recent earthquakes have inflicted on the island and met with victims.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced the Protecting Communities from Hospital Closures Act. It is legislation to provide oversight over future hospital closures to mitigate the impact on surrounding communities.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s selection of AgustaWestland’s TH-119 helicopter in the TH-73 award to replace the Navy’s aging fleet of TH-57 SeaRanger training helicopters to train America’s future naval aviators. Congressman Boyle fought for the Navy’s funding in Congress to replace these training helicopters.
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) announced that his legislation, the Protect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019, was included in a package of bills that successfully passed the House of Representatives today. The package, titled the PFAS Action Act of 2019 (H.R.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle released the statement below after the passing of former Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick:
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.
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.
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)