Press Releases

Jun 21, 2012

Penn Wood High Senior selected by Congressman Brady has her art work hung at the U.S. Capitol

Geneva Champagne, a 2012 graduate of Penn Wood High School, accompanied by her aunt Florence Champagne, pose near her self-portrait that is now a part of a ten-month exhibition of student art at the U.S. Capitol.

Jun 4, 2012

Congressman Brady selects art work of Penn Wood High Senior for display in the annual Congressional High School Art Competition

Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Geneva Champagne a senior at the Penn Wood High School in Lansdowne to represent the First Congressional District in the annual Congressional High School Art Competition.

Apr 24, 2012

Congressman Bob Brady says the $5 a day food challenge is a real challenge

On the second day of the week-long Greater Philadelphia Food Stamp Challenge, Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) said he had a dinner of chicken, carrots, lettuce and a cup of tea yesterday.

Apr 23, 2012

Congressman Bob Brady starts first day of $5 a day food challenge

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) today joined the Jewish Federation and the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger at the kick-off of the week-long Greater Philadelphia Food Stamp Challenge. Brady and other participants, including Mayor Michael Nutter and State Senator Vincent Hughes, are attempting to live on a $5 a day food limit, the average food stamp benefit.

Feb 9, 2012

House Democrats Introduce DISCLOSE 2012 Act

House Administration Committee Ranking Democrat Robert Brady (PA) joined Representative Chris Van Hollen (MD) in introducing the DISCLOSE 2012 Act today.

Feb 7, 2012

Congressman Brady recognized as one of top 100 Members of Congress advocating for children in policy and budget decisions

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) has been named a Defender of Children by the First Focus Campaign for Children (FFCC). First Focus Campaign for Children is a national bipartisan children's advocacy organization based in Washington, DC.

Feb 3, 2012

Congressman Brady announces the award of FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant to Chester Township

Congressman Brady announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration, has awarded a $24,938 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) to the Chester Township Fire Company.

Jan 26, 2012

Congressman Brady joins Sen. Kitchen and other state officials to protest proposed asset test for SNAP recipients

Issues: Health care

ongressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) today joined State Sen. Shirley Kitchen and other elected officials and advocates in blasting Pennsylvania’s proposed asset test for recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Nov 11, 2011

Veterans Day is celebrated as HELP USA's Brady Center opens to provide services for homeless vets in Southwest Philadelphia

Issues: Armed Services, Veterans' Affairs

Veteran's Day was celebrated by Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) at the dedication of the brand new Robert G. Brady Veterans Center at the HELP Philadelphia Homes, in Southwest Philadelphia.

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.

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