Press Releases

Sep 15, 2009

Brady secures DOD cargo for Philadelphia Port

PHILADELPHIA --- As a result of a request by Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., Pa.) the Department of Defense will conduct a major military operation through the Port of Philadelphia this fall.

Aug 7, 2009

Congressman Brady Hails Start of New G.I. Bill College Benefits

PHILADELPHIA --- On August 1, veterans started receiving college education benefits under the new GI Bill for the 21st Century (the "Post-9/11 GI Bill").

Jul 30, 2009

Congressman Brady introduces resolution honoring the life and accomplishments of Eagles Coach Jim Johnson

Philadelphia --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) today introduced a resolution in honor of the life and accomplishments of Eagles Defensive Coordinator Jim Johnson.

Jul 27, 2009

Brady Honored as a Patriotic Employer

Congressman Robert A. Brady today received the prestigious Above and Beyond Award and Patriotic Employer Award in recognition of his office practices which support National Guard and Reserve deployments.

Jun 29, 2009

Brady Announces $600,000 Grants for Homeless Vets Programs

PHILADELPHIA --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA.) announced today the award of $300,000 Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants to the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service Center and the Impact Services Corporation, located in the First Congressional District.

Jun 29, 2009

Congressman Brady Greets Congressional High School Art Winner in Washington , D.C.

PHILADELPHIA --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) greets Congressional Art Competition winner, Eric Sizer and his mother Vernell Ross at his D.C. office. The Congressman selected Sizer's silkscreen self-portrait to represent the First Congressional District in the 10-month national student art exhibition in the U.S. Capitol tunnel.

Jun 22, 2009

Congressman Brady Announces $354,000 in Recovery Grants for School Food Services in the First Congressional District

PHILADELPHIA --- Congressman Brady announced today that students in the First Congressional District will benefit from quality nutrition services because of the allocation of more than $354,000 in new Recovery Grants to purchase food service equipment, including ovens, refrigerators, dishwashers and other apparatus to ensure quality meals are served in schools.

Jun 11, 2009

Brady Supports Resolution Acknowledging the Role of Slave Labor in U.S. Capitol Complex Construction

In a Committee meeting held on Wednesday, June 10th, House Administration Committee Chairman Bob Brady presided over the approval of a concurrent resolution commemorating the role of slave labor in the original construction of the United States Capitol.