Press Releases

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.

Jun 4, 2009

Congressman Brady selects art work of William Penn High School student for display in the Congressional High School Art Exhibition in the Capitol

Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) has selected the artwork of Eric Sizer, a 12th grader at William Penn High School to represent the First Congressional District in the 28th annual Congressional High School Art Competition.

May 19, 2009

Philadelphia Delegation Urges USDA Secretary Vilsack to Reinstate Philadelphia Meal Program

WASHINGTON, DC- Philadelphia area Congressional members met with Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture, to discuss the decision made by the Bush administration to terminate the Philadelphia Universal Feeding pilot program.

May 19, 2009

Congressman Brady Congratulates the National Constitution Center for its Museum & Community Collaborations Abroad (MCCA) Program Award

PHILADELPHIA ---Congressman Brady today congratulated the National Constitution Center after being notified that the Center has been granted an award to participate in the Museum & Community Collaborations Abroad (MCCA) program.

May 8, 2009

Congressman Brady announces DOT grant

PHILADELPHIA --- Congressman Robert A. Brady (D., PA) announced today the award of a $286,000 U. S. Department of Transportation grant for the Philadelphia Unemployment Project.

Apr 29, 2009

House Administration Committee Hearing Reviews Informatin Technology at the Library of Congress

Washington, DC (April 29, 2009): The Committee on House Administration held a hearing today to review the results of a recent IG report on information technology at the Library of Congress.

Apr 23, 2009

Brady Leads Effort to Authorize Sojourner Truth Commemoration and Civil Rights History Project

Washington, DC (April 22, 2009): House Administration Chairman Robert A. Brady yesterday moved through the House a resolution clearing the way to use the Capitol Visitor Center's Emancipation Hall for the unveiling of a bust commemorating the life of civil rights pioneer and suffrage leader Sojourner Truth.

Apr 22, 2009

Brady, Fattah Announce $5.6 Million for Independence Park, Clock Tower Repair

President's House Slavery Memorial Advances