Press Releases

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.

Sep 28, 2011

Congressman Brady announces Obama administration award to community colleges for job training and workforce development

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) announced that the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education have awarded nearly $500 million in grants to community colleges around the country for targeted job training and workforce development to help economically dislocated workers who are changing careers.

Sep 27, 2011

Congressman Brady joins mail handlers union rally at his Congressional office

Today Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) joined members of the National Postal Mail Handlers Union as they held a rally at his South Philadelphia Congressional office.

Sep 16, 2011

Brady, Schwartz, and Fattah Highlight $6Million for Health Food Financing Initiative in Philadelphia

U.S. Reps. Bob Brady (PA-1), Allyson Schwartz (PA-13), and Chaka Fattah (PA-2) announced today that Philadelphia will receive $6 million in grants to provide underserved communities with fresh, healthy food options.

Sep 9, 2011

Congressman Brady reaches out to White House

At the request of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) made key phone calls to the White House that resulted in the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) upgrading disaster relief to Pennsylvania.

Aug 12, 2011

Brady Statement Following the Release of FRAC's Latest Report on Food Hardship

Congressman Robert Brady released the following statement today after the release of the latest Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) report, Food Hardship in America–Households with and without Children

Aug 10, 2011

Congressman Brady announces FEMA selection of the Philadelphia Fire Department as the National Urban Search & Rescue Response System's new PA Sponsoring Agency

Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has selected the City of Philadelphia Fire Department as the new Sponsoring Agency for Pennsylvania Task Force One (PA-TF1), one of the 28 task forces that comprise the National Urban Search & Rescue (US&R) Response System.

Jul 28, 2011

Anxious Brady constituents say they support the Democratic debt plan

Supporters of what they call the sensible alternative to the nation's debt crisis showed up today at the Philadelphia district office of Congressman Bob Brady (D, PA).

Jul 25, 2011

Congressman Brady says no to cuts for the proposed Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA), a ranking member of the Committee on House Administration (CHA), has sent a letter to CHA Chair Mike Simpson (R., Idaho) and Ranking Member James Moran (D., VA) expressing his concern regarding proposed cuts to the funding of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), contained in the FY 2012 Interior Appropriations bill.

Jul 25, 2011

Congressman Brady makes good on a promise to the Monarchs

Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA), making good on a promise, presented a check for $25,800 to the Overbrook Monarchs Football Team on Friday just days before the start of the team's season.