PHILADELPHIA, PA – A bipartisan group of members of Congress from southeastern Pennsylvania is pressing for hospitals with the greatest short-term need – including Philadelphia hospitals – to get federal funding priority during the Covid-19 outbreak.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) decision to close COVID-19 testing sites in Philadelphia:
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) applauds the contract award to the Philly Shipyard for the construction of up to five National Security Multi-Mission Vessels (NSMV) from TOTE Services, LLC (TOTE), an industry leader in ship management, marine operations and vessel services. This contract award results in 1,200 good paying jobs.
PHILADELPHIA – Today, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter, co-signed by 22 additional members of Congress, to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to urge for a civil servant to sign the stimulus checks instead of potentially delaying it to fulfill President Trump’s request of having his own signature on each check.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) issued the following statement immediately after the House of Representatives passage this afternoon of the CARES ACT in response to the Coronavirus pandemic:
Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) and Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-05), along with State Senators Vincent Hughes and Tim Kearney, successfully implemented statewide regulatory changes to allow over 130 small craft distilleries in Pennsylvania to produce scarce medical supplies, like hand sanitizers, in response to COVID-19.
PHILADELPHIA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to immediately issue an Executive Order directing all eligible federal employees and contractors to telework.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) called on Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to ensure the financial burdens of the coronavirus response does not fall on students whose academic years have been disrupted.
Philadelphia, PA – Congressman Brendan F.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – This week, Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) joined 66 Members of Congress to inquire how resources at the Department of Defense were being incorporated into the broader national plan to lessen the spread of the coronavirus.
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Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and the Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sander Levin and Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick led a letter to President Obama urging him to visit Ukraine prior to the end of his term. Fifteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives joined in on signing the letter in support.
Is toxic water in the vicinity of the former Naval Air Station Willow Grove and the Naval Air Warfare Center in Warminster making people sick?
That's the concern three area congressmen raised Thursday in a letter to the Navy demanding answers about the government's knowledge of the water issues.
By Asaf Romirowsky and Benjamin Weinthal
In a move uncharacteristic of U.S. policy as it has been carried out for decades, the Obama administration recently endorsed Europe’s version of a soft Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) campaign targeting Israeli merchandise.
Last month, as President Obama was delivering his last State of the Union Address , I sat in the House chamber and reflected on what I believe to be one of his greatest achievements in office: his leadership these last seven years to tackle global climate change.
After two years, the US House of Representatives passed the Electrify Africa Act on Monday, which aims to connect millions of sub-Saharan African’s to a reliable power supply.
By Cindy Saine
The U.S. House of Representatives on Monday passed the Electrify Africa Act, after nearly two years of trying to get the measure through both chambers of Congress. It now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Congressman Boyle gave a speech today in support of a Bill that integrates with/and supports the International Megan's Law. It is a law that aims to prevent child sex offenders and traffickers from exploiting vulnerable children when they cross an international border.
By Carl Rotenberg, The Times Herald
NORRISTOWN >> Sometime in early February. U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-13th Dist., will have a front-row office on Main Street in Norristown, the Montgomery County seat.
By Freda R. Savana, staff writer
Congressman Brendan Boyle, D-13, introduced legislation Monday to close a loophole that, he said, could help a foreign terrorist enter the U.S. with minimal screening.