Brendan Boyle

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington.
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October 17, 2019 - 6:01 am
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68.
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Mike DeNardo
September 25, 2019 - 12:10 pm
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving U.S. House Democrats ahead with a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Most congressional representatives in the Philadelphia area are in favor of the impeachment inquiry, but not everyone. Read more here.
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U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle
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Justin Udo
September 16, 2019 - 3:28 pm
U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle wants to expand the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program for religious clerics because many of them, he said, are already public servants who work with the poorest communities and people who need the most help. Read more here about student debt.
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Kim Glovas
July 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Investigation of toxic chemicals found in firefighting foam is included in the first-ever bill passed in the U.S. House which will regulate PFAS. But environmental advocates say we are only seeing the tip of this toxic iceberg. A package of amendments has been added...
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Pa. Congressman Brendan Boyle (center, in tie) in Fairhill Park with representatives from Mothers in Charge, Moms Demand Action and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
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Hadas Kuznits
May 29, 2019 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia-area lawmaker wants to create incentives for gun owners to lock and safely store their guns. Pennsylvania congressman Brendan Boyle explains the gun safety legislation he plans to bring to the House next week called the Preventing Family Fire Act. "As a...
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Mike Dougherty
May 04, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted a study and found that levels of chemicals called PFAs are twice as high in people who live near military bases than the national average. Two congressmen from the Philadelphia area are working to ensure groundwater is...
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The student-led Mercer County Climate Action Strike demonstrations on behalf of the Green New Deal on March 15 in downtown Princeton and Princeton University.
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Kim Glovas
March 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Green New Deal, a progressive economic stimulus proposal, has sparked a lot of conversation and controversy since its introduction in early February. But reaction from members of Congress in the Philadelphia region is mixed. Most say the Green New Deal is too wide...
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Jul7 26, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; EPA acting administrator Andrew Wheeler talks with EPA staff in the offices of the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Kim Glovas
February 12, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency may be approved by the Senate soon and take over the agency. But nominee Andrew Wheeler is not winning any favor among local Congress members. In December, Andrew Wheeler signed off on a plan that would...
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Dan Wing
January 26, 2019 - 8:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With the longest government shutdown in U.S. history over for the time being, a Philadelphia area congressman says he has drafted leglislation that would make it the last shutdown the country ever has to deal with. After seeing the pain and hardships this most recent...
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Information board at 30th Street Station
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Mike DeNardo
January 07, 2019 - 12:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Amtrak is planning to replace the split-flap schedule board at 30th Street Station with a digital version, but one local congressman is pushing for an alternative. With the familiar click-click-click of the schedule board behind him, U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle told...
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