Brendan Boyle

Rep. White was sworn in on Monday. (Photo from Pa House video feed)

Philadelphia’s Newest State Lawmaker Takes Oath Of Office

A round of applause went up the in the state House chamber after Republican Martina White was sworn in as the newest member, having won a special election for the Northeast Philadelphia seat formerly held by Democrat Brendan Boyle, who was elected to Congress.


(File photo by William Thomas Cain/ Getty Images)

Two Area Congressmen Press For Quicker Development of Former Willow Grove Air Base

The nearly 900-acre naval air station in Horsham has been largely vacant for nearly four years.

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(Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Voters In Philadelphia Suburbs Have Several Congressional Races To Watch

There will be at least two new faces headed to Washington to represent local congressional districts.



Organization Sends 30K Philadelphia Voters Mailers With Incorrect Polling Information

Tens of thousands of voters in Philadelphia could run into trouble on Election Day thanks to some misinformation they received in the mail.


Brendan Boyle File Photo (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

State Rep Looking To Change Pa. Hate Crime Law

Even though the public may be looking at the brutal beating of two gay men in Center City as a hate crime, under state law…it’s not.


Brendan Boyle File Photo (credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

Boyle Wins Democratic Nomination In Pa.’s 13th District

A young state representative from Philadelphia beat three rivals — including a former congresswoman who is now Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law — to win the Democratic nomination Tuesday for an open seat in the U.S. House.


The candidates competing for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Pennsylvania's 13th district, from left to right: Brendan Boyle, Marjorie Margolies, Daylin Leach and Dr. Val Arkoosh.

With Millions In Ad Dollars Spent On Democrats’ Side, Pa. 13th District A Heated Race

Half of the district is in Philadelphia, the other half in Montgomery County.


From right to left (near to far) State Representative Brendan Boyle, State Senator Daylin Leach, Democratic Candidate Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, and Republican Candidate Dee Adcock. (photo credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Anesthesiologist Has ‘Knock-Out’ Plan To Win 13th District

Four Democrats are running to replace Congresswoman Alyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania’s 13th district, including one unconventional candidate whose campaign is getting a boost from an unusual source.


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Stigall Breaks Down Upcoming Democratic Primary

Chris Stigall analyzed how the upcoming primaries in both her race and the race for Governor will impact Democrats in general elections later in the year.


File photo. (A Philadelphia police car blocks the driveway of Ironworkers Local 401 headquarters on the day 11 members were indicted.  credit: CBS-3)

Rep. Boyle Responds To Questions About Campaign Donations Received From Embattled Ironworkers Union

Thursday morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Dom Giordano questioned Pennsylvania State Representative Brendan Boyle about campaign donations he’s received from Ironworkers Local 401.


(Union leader John Lazar surrounded by   plant workers and local elected officials.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Union Members Urge Boycott As NE Phila. Food Plant Is Shuttered

Area elected officials and union members gathered today outside the former Nabisco and Kraft bakery in Northeast Philadelphia to protest the company decision to close the factory by early next year.


(Pa. Rep. Brendan Boyle, left, listens as Holocaust survivor Trudy Klein-Gompers supports his call for mandatory Holocaust education in Pennsylvania schools.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Lawmaker Proposes Required Holocaust Lessons in Pennsylvania Schools

State representative Brendan Boyle (D-Phila.) says a mandatory Holocaust curriculum is needed because of the growing notion that the Holocaust was a hoax.


(Government and union officials outside the Kraft plant in Northeast Philadelphia call for its continued operation.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Pa. Legislators Want Gov. Corbett To Try To Keep Kraft Plant in Philadelphia

State representative Brendan Boyle has heard that if owner Mondelez International stays, it would consider expanding, and adding even more jobs.


(File photo of Kevin (left), and Brendan Boyle (right). Credit: Tony Romeo, KYW Newsradio)

Mr. Boyle And Mr. Boyle Go To Washington

The only elected brothers in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives will be attending an annual White House dinner on St. Patrick’s Day.


(Philadelphia brothers Kevin, left, and Brendan Boyle were sworn in Tuesday for the next session of the Pennsylvania legislature.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Lawmakers Take Oath For New Session of Legislature

Thirty-two new members of the Pennsylvania Legislature –- including nearly a dozen from the Philadelphia area –- were sworn in along with returning members of the Pennsylvania House and Senate.