Brendan Boyle

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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EPA
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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.
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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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Congressman Brendan Boyle
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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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Delaware River / Ben Franklin Bridge
Justin Udo
December 14, 2018 - 8:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A major project on the Delaware River is getting some much needed capital to help it reach its goals. For years, developers have worked on the deepening of the Delaware River between Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey. "For the Delaware River, being able to go from...
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From left: Rep. Brendan Boyle, New Jersey Rep. Donald Norcross, and Pennsylvania Rep. Bob Brady speak at a rally to protest Trump's executive orders on unions.
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Mark Abrams
August 09, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of federal workers gathered for an afternoon rally at 30th and Market streets Thursday to protest recent executive orders from President Donald Trump that they call an attack on unions. The National Treasury Employees Union staged the rally to protest the...
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From left: Rep. Brendan Boyle, state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick and state Rep. Todd Stephens during a press conference
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Jim Melwert
June 25, 2018 - 12:56 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Republican state Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick is calling on the head of the EPA to step down after he tried to block a federal study on chemicals found in water supplies near military bases . His call for EPA Director Scott Pruitt’s resignation comes after the release of a...
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U.S. Capitol
April 27, 2018 - 10:13 am
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press\ WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan has forced out the House chaplain, Reverend Patrick Conroy. Conroy had served as the chamber's chaplain since 2011 but offered his resignation last week at Ryan's urging. Conroy's resignation letter said he was offering...
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