Press Releases

Oct 21, 2011

Congressman Brady's Statement on Withdrawl of U.S. Combat Troops from Iraq

House Armed Services Committee Member Bob Brady (D., PA) released the following statement in response to the President's announcement that U.S. combat forces will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of this year.

Oct 14, 2011

Congressman Brady joins Congressional leaders in urging protection for the poor and hungry in deficit reduction negotiations

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) says as the Select Committee on Deficit Reduction meets to consider ways to reduce the federal budget that the bipartisan Committee must protect critically essential programs for low income families - especially the nation.

Oct 14, 2011

Congressman Brady introduces bill to honor and preserve the Cruiser Olympia through a commemorative coin authorized by Congress

This week, Congressman Brady introduced a bill which would permit the U.S. Mint, at no cost to the taxpayer, to design and offer for sale to the public a commemorative coin honoring the Cruiser Olympia.

Sep 29, 2011

Brady calls Aker Philadelphia Shipyard and Exxonmobil Marine $400 million agreement to build two oil tankers a vote of confidence in Philadelphia shipyard workers

Congressman Brady was on hand to congratulate Aker shipyard workers at signing ceremony documenting the agreement between Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. and SeaRiver Maritime Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation's U.S. marine affiliate, for the construction of two Aframax oil tankers at the Aker Philadelphia Shipyard.

Sep 28, 2011

Congressman Brady announces Obama administration award to community colleges for job training and workforce development

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) announced that the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education have awarded nearly $500 million in grants to community colleges around the country for targeted job training and workforce development to help economically dislocated workers who are changing careers.

Sep 27, 2011

Congressman Brady joins mail handlers union rally at his Congressional office

Today Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) joined members of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union as they held a rally at his South Philadelphia Congressional office.

Sep 16, 2011

Brady, Schwartz, and Fattah Highlight $6Million for Health Food Financing Initiative in Philadelphia

U.S. Reps. Bob Brady (PA-1), Allyson Schwartz (PA-13), and Chaka Fattah (PA-2) announced today that Philadelphia will receive $6 million in grants to provide underserved communities with fresh, healthy food options.

Sep 9, 2011

Congressman Brady reaches out to White House

At the request of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) made key phone calls to the White House that resulted in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) upgrading disaster relief to Pennsylvania.

Aug 12, 2011

Brady Statement Following the Release of FRAC's Latest Report on Food Hardship

Congressman Robert Brady released the following statement today after the release of the latest Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) report, Food Hardship in America–Households with and without Children

Aug 10, 2011

Congressman Brady announces FEMA selection of the Philadelphia Fire Department as the National Urban Search & Rescue Response System's new PA Sponsoring Agency

Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected the City of Philadelphia Fire Department as the new Sponsoring Agency for Pennsylvania Task Force One (PA-TF1), one of the 28 task forces that comprise the National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System.