Press Releases

April 28, 2004 Press Release

Representative Doyle joined 175 other Members of Congress and representatives of several veterans and military service organizations to launch a signature drive on a discharge petition to force a floor vote on H.R. 548, legislation that would end the drastic reduction in the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) for spouses of deceased veterans.

March 29, 2004 Press Release

Representative Doyle joined Nancy Murray, President of Arc of Greater Pittsburgh, and Dee Mahan of Families USA today at a seniors center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to inform seniors about the new Medicare prescription drug law. Congressman Doyle, Nancy Murray, and Mahan talked to seniors about what they should expect from the new Medicare law.

March 24, 2004 Press Release

I want to thank Chairman Barton for holding this hearing today as there are few issues of greater importance to not only my district but the country as a whole. I also want to thank Secretary Evans for appearing before us today and I hope, Mr.

March 8, 2004 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - March 8, 2004 - U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14) read a book by Dr. Seuss to students at Edison Elementary School in West Mifflin today as part of “Read Across America” events all across the country this week.

March 1, 2004 Press Release

Representative Doyle announced that the federal government is currently taking applications from local fire departments for funding under the federal Assistance for Firefighters Grant.

February 24, 2004 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (D-PA) pledged today to fight to prevent Congress from dismantling federal programs that help hundreds of small manufacturers in Pennsylvania with technical assistance and business-support services.

February 11, 2004 Press Release

I want to thank the Chairman for convening this hearing today and bringing together this distinguished panel of witnesses. I look forward to hearing their testimony and am hopeful that it will help us reach a better understanding of these complex and troubling issues.

February 4, 2004 Press Release

On February 4, 2004, Representative Mike Doyle voted in the U.S. House of Representatives today to provide six months of additional federal unemployment benefits to millions of workers across the country who would not otherwise receive this much-needed help. This amendment, if it becomes law, will help more than 90,000 workers in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

February 3, 2004 Press Release

U.S. Representative Mike Doyle (PA-14) condemned the 2005 federal budget that President Bush submitted to Congress yesterday.

“The President’s budget plan is mind-numbingly irresponsible,” Congressman Doyle said today. “You might not reach that conclusion if you just listened to this administration, but the more deeply you look at it, the more irresponsible it is.”

December 1, 2003 Press Release

Congressman Mike Doyle issued a statement today responding to published reports that President Bush has decided to drop the tariffs on imported steel.