In Washington DC 2011
September 21, 2011 - Congressman Doyle with his Autism Caucus co-chair Chris Smith and representatives of autism advocacy groups after a press conference on House passage of H.R. 2005, the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act. From left to right are: George Jesien, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Peter Bell, Vice President of Autism Speaks, Congressman Doyle, Congressman Chris Smith, and Scott Badesch, President of the Autism Society.
September 20, 2011 - Congressman Doyle meets with Nicholas Foley and Stanley Pittman, Executive Director of the Sarah Heinz House in Pittsburgh. The next day, Congressman Doyle introduced Mr. Foley at a Boys & Girls Clubs breakfast where Nicholas was named as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America 2011-2012 National Youth of the Year. Nicholas has been a member of the Sarah Heinz House Boys & Girls Club for more than 10 years, and over that time he has become an active and effective youth leader.
June 22, 2011 - Congressman Doyle and Noël Peterson from the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Performing Arts stand in the U.S. Capitol in front of her charcoal drawing entitled "Organization." Noel's artwork won First Prize in the 2011 Congressional High School Arts Competition for the 14th Congressional District of Pennsylvania. Her artwork was displayed in the U.S. Capitol for the following year.
January 4, 2011 - President Obama signs Congressman Doyle's Local Community Radio Act into law. This legislation allows the Federal Comunications Commission to issue low-power FM radio licenses to community groups around the country.