Press Releases

Jun 22, 2010

Congressman Brady Twitters

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) is taking part in a House Democrats New Media Competition between Members who are battling to see who can gain the largest following on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube combined.

Jun 2, 2010

Congressman Brady selects Creative Arts and Performing Arts High School senior's artwork for display in the Congressional High School Art Competition

Congressman Robert A. Brady has selected the artwork of Cornelius Hawes, a senior at Creative Arts and Performing Arts High School (CAPA) to represent the First Congressional District in the 29th annual Congressional High School Art Competition.

May 27, 2010

Congressmen Brady and Congressman Lipinski bet cheese steaks and pizza in Stanley Cup wager

Congressman Bob Brady has taken on Congressman Dan Lipinksi in a friendly bet involving the Stanley Cup.

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.