Press Releases

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.

Sep 29, 2009

Unanimous passage of Brady resolution honoring Eagles Coach Jim Johnson

Washington, D.C. --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) today announced the passage of H. Res. 693 which honors the life and accomplishments of Eagles Coach Jim Johnson, who died July 28 after a long battle with cancer.

Sep 22, 2009

Brady lauds Speaker Pelosi for leading the way to health care reform

PHILADELPHIA --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA.) joined Congressman Chaka Fattah, and Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz during Speaker Nancy Pelosi's tour of the Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.