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April 15, 2020 Press Release

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. 

April 14, 2020 Press Release

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. 

April 10, 2020 Press Release

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.

April 9, 2020 Press Release

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:

April 8, 2020 Press Release

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. 

April 1, 2020 Press Release

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.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

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: 

March 24, 2020 Press Release

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. 

March 20, 2020 Press Release

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.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

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.


In The News

October 28, 2015 In The News

The Honorable Brendan F. Boyle
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC  20515
Dear Congressman Boyle:

October 22, 2015 In The News

Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-D-13) participated in a Foreign Committee hearing on anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement within the Palestinian Authority. 

Here is a transcript of the Congressman’s statement:

October 22, 2015 In The News

By Northeast Times Staff Oct. 21, 2015

Former Phil­adelphia May­or and Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell joined U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle at a Roosevelt Boulevard in­ter­sec­tion on Oct. 12 to is­sue a pub­lic de­mand for Con­gress’ re­new­al of fed­er­al fund­ing for the na­tion’s road, bridges and trans­it sys­tems.

October 7, 2015 In The News

By Ivan Levingston

It’s time again for Take Five, when HOH talks with a member of Congress about topics relatively unrelated to legislative work.

This week, freshman Rep. Brendan F. Boyle, D-Pa., talks about Philadelphia foods, a magical week and the time he was on Russian TV.

September 29, 2015 In The News

The head of Planned Parenthood has defended her organisation before Congress, calling a series of secretly recorded videos a "smear campaign".

President Cecile Richards told members of Congress on Tuesday she was "proud" that Planned Parenthood donates foetal tissue for research.

September 29, 2015 In The News

By Dan Vergano, BuzzFeed News Reporter

Instead of debating hidden camera videos, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards spent Tuesday defending her group’s finances to Congress.

September 25, 2015 In The News

Pope Francis stepped into some of America's most contested debates Wednesday, beginning his highly anticipated tour with a call for action on climate change and sympathy for immigrants.

September 22, 2015 In The News

Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA), who is Catholic, talked about Pope Francis' visit to the U.S., his address to a joint meeting of Congress, and his visit to the United Nations. Representative Boyle also spoke about the role of religion in politics.

September 2, 2015 In The News

Above: Ian Hyland, Business and Finance Media Group, and US Ambassador Kevin O’Malley present Congressman Brendan Boyle with a Certificate of Irish Heritage

Congressman Brendan Boyle, from Pennsylvania, is visiting Ireland on a number of personal engagements.