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Grove Park Residents Raise Questions about Army Corps Flood Project

At a meeting Monday night at Glenside Hall, residents primarily from the Grove Park area (Glenside) peppered an official from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with questions concerning a plan to transform the park into a detention basin as part of an estimated $9.2 million...
Posted On Dec 03 2015
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Boyle Calls for Vital Long-term Funding for Transportation

Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) called for congressional action on Monday to repair America’s deteriorating roads, bridges and transit systems.  With the Highway Trust Fund set to expire in a little more than two weeks, Boyle held a press conference at the Northeast Tower...
Posted On Oct 13 2015
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Protesters at Boyle’s Office Oppose His Position on Iran Nuclear Deal

Armed with 80 pages of online petitions, some 25 constituents of Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) showed up this afternoon outside his office in NE Philadelphia to protest his position opposing the nuclear weapons agreement with Iran.  In an op ed in The Inquirer on Sunday, the...
Posted On Aug 26 2015
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Army Corps Final Flood Study for Tookany Creek Delayed

The release of Tookany Creek Flood Reduction Feasibility Study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) has been delayed until at least late August 2015 so the agency can complete a technical review.  The report had been scheduled for release in draft by July. At a public...
Posted On Aug 03 2015
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Boyle Signs On to Congressional Bill Banning LGBT Discrimination

Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) today signed on as an original co-sponsor of the Equality Act, legislation to ban discrimination against LGBT individuals in public accommodations, housing, employment, and other core areas of daily life. “No one should ever be discriminated...
Posted On Jul 23 2015
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Group of PA Political Leaders Assert More to be Done to Combat LGBT Discrimination

The gay rights movement won its most cherished victory on Friday when the U.S. Supreme Court held on the basis of constitutional principles that marriage is for everyone, same-sex couples very much included. In an at times bitterly divided 5-4 decision, with the four against all...
Posted On Jun 26 2015
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Boyle Votes No on ‘Fast-Track’ as Trade Bill Goes Down to Defeat

Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) voted no last week on “fast-track” Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) as part of the onslaught of Democratic opposition that defeated – at least for now – the White House bid to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...
Posted On Jun 14 2015
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Army Corps Study Rates Tookany Flood Reduction Project a Go

Funding Looks Promising The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended a plan for the development of nine dry detention basins to minimize flooding and reduce risk to lives and property in Cheltenham Township from the Tookany Creek Watershed during heavy storms.  Some 45...
Posted On May 22 2015
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Boyle Does Saturday Morning Coffee and Doughnuts

  “Coffee with your Congressman” was a breakfast combination too good to pass up for a number of U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle’s constituents this past Saturday morning.  Of course, it didn’t hurt that the venue was the Dunkin Donuts at 81 Cheltenham Ave. ...
Posted On May 18 2015
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Boyle and Haywood Push Minimum Wage Hike at Food Cupboard

Brendan Boyle patrols the Congressional corridors in Washington and Art Haywood works the legislative byways in Harrisburg, miles apart, in more ways than one.  But the two Democrats came together on Wednesday at an Abington food pantry to talk about the prospects for a raise for...
Posted On May 08 2015
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