Press Releases

May 26, 2010

Congressman Brady praises Wills Eye at launch of new mobile diagnostic unit

Congressman Bob Brady was on hand for the launch and dedication ceremony of the Wills Eye Institute's, state-of-the-art, mobile diagnostic unit.

Apr 29, 2010

Congressman Brady issues statement on Citizens United legislation

House Administration Chairman Robert A. Brady joined today with Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Congressman Mike Castle (R-DE) and Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), to announce the introduction of H.R. 5175 - The DISCLOSE Act. H.R. 5175 is in response to the recent, broadly criticized Supreme Court decision in the Citizens United vs. FEC case.

Mar 11, 2010

Congressman Robert A. Brady hosts unveiling of historic items from the Harriet Tubman Collection

Congressman Robert A. Brady, chairman of the Committee on House Administration, hosted a presentation for historian and collector Dr. Charles L. Blockson in honor of the donation of his collection of Harriet Tubman artifacts to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Feb 24, 2010

Congressman Brady celebrates unveiling of Pathways Out of Poverty program at Community College of Philadelphia.

Congressman Brady attended the unveiling of a $3.1 million Pathways Out of Poverty training program at the Community College of Philadelphia. This program will provide training to low income residents in the rapidly growing energy efficiency and green manufacturing jobs.

Jan 13, 2010

Congressman Brady releases statement regarding the earthquake in Haiti

I want to extend my sympathies and my prayers to the people of Haiti and to Pennsylvanians who have friends and loved ones in that beautiful country.

Dec 16, 2009

Congressman Brady wins $3.7 million in Federal Funding for Job Creation and Violence Prevention Funding for the First District

With House and Senate passage of the FY10 Omnibus Appropriation Act, $38 million in requested funding by Congressman Robert Brady (D., PA) is set to flow into Philadelphia and Delaware Counties.

Nov 13, 2009

Congressman Brady Co-Chairs "Phillycounts!" Census Campaign

Philadelphia- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) today joined Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter at the launch of "PhillyCounts!," Philadelphia's campaign to raise awareness of and increase participation in the 2010 Census.

Nov 5, 2009


Washington, DC (November 4, 2009): The Committee on House Administration today passed a resolution introduced by Committee Chairman Robert A. Brady that prohibits House employees from text messaging while driving when on official business or using House supplied equipment.

Oct 22, 2009

Congressman Brady Announces Start of Special Payments for Service Members Who Served Under Stop Loss Orders

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Robert A. Brady announced that beginning today special payments are available to over 185,000 service members who have had their enlistments involuntarily extended since September 11, 2001, providing $500 for every month they were held under stop-loss orders.

Oct 15, 2009

Brady says latest military cargo deployment at Philadelphia Port is important to war effort and regional economy

PHILADELPHIA --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., Pa.), said today the most recent arrival of a military cargo ship to the Port of Philadelphia is a clear indication that the Port of Philadelphia is a vital and growing part of the military cargo distribution network between the U.S. and the war theaters in the Iraq and Afghanistan. It the second military ship arrival in the last 45 days.