Press Releases

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(D., PA) released the following statement in response to the President's announcement that U.S. combat forces will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of this year.

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.

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