PHILADELPHIA, PA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) co-introduced the Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (THRIVE) agenda—a bold economic renewal resolution.
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.
In The News
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.
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.