PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter to the Department of Justice, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to address the surge in discrimination and hate crimes against Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) as a result of COVID-19.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced legislation today to temporarily remove the exception that prevents Institutions of Mental Disease (IMD) from getting Medicaid support.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement upon the House of Representatives' passage of the HEROES Act. This legislation will directly address the continued public health crisis and provide desperately needed support for struggling families, essential workers and municipalities.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congressman David P. Joyce (OH-14), co-chairs of the Congressional Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Caucus, sent a letter to House Leadership to include provisions that strengthen the PSLF program in the final version of the next coronavirus-related stimulus package.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) successfully secured a provision for $49 billion in new state funding for states that have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus in the latest House Democratic coronavirus response bill, the Heroes Act.
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), released the following statement following the President’s announcement that he will be visiting Pennsylvania this week:
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) introduced H.Res.939, a resolution supporting the World Bank to lead a worldwide COVID-19 economic recovery effort.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement regarding Monday’s scheduled public protest in front the State Capitol building in Harrisburg:
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the unprecedented decision to include President Trump’s signature on the stimulus checks, a decision that can delay the delivery of much needed relief to Americans in need due to the coronavirus.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Reps. Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Katie Porter (CA-45) sent a bipartisan letter, with the support of 19 lawmakers, to the Department of Education pressing on their lack of communication with loan borrowers despite new regulations in response to the ongoing public health emergency.
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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)