Boyd Receives Distinguished Service Award from US Army for Service to the Country and its Veterans

September 30, 2010

WASHINGTON – Former soldiers of the 506th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army today presented U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) with the Distinguished Member of the Regiment award, honoring his service to the nation during the Vietnam War and his ongoing efforts to enhance the lives and well-being of veterans in North Florida. Congressman Boyd served in the U.S. Army’s 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division ...


Boyd: 'Extending Tax Cuts for All Americans is the Right Thing for Our Country at this Time'

September 15, 2010

WASHINGTON – Recognizing the seriousness of our economic situation, U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) today called on President Obama and congressional leaders to extend all of the income tax cuts contained in The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (PL 107-16) that are set to expire at the end of the year.  Boyd also chastised members of his own party for failing to recognize the importance ...


Boyd Secures Nearly $24 Million to Expand Access to High-speed Internet in Florida's Rural Areas

August 18, 2010

WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd (D-North Florida), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, announced today that the Florida Rural Broadband Alliance, a collaboration of public and private companies spearheaded by Opportunity Florida, will receive $23,693,665 in federal funding to expand access to broadband internet in 14 Florida counties, including eight counties in North Florida.  Today’s announcement brings the total amount of federal funding Congressman Boyd has secured this year to increase...


Boyd Applauds Reopening of Gulf Fishery

August 10, 2010

WASHINGTON - U.S. Congressman Allen Boyd (D-North Florida) today commended the decision by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to reopen a portion of the Gulf fishery to commercial and recreational fishermen.  The announcement was made earlier today at Captain Anderson’s Marina in Panama City Beach. “I applaud the decision to reopen this section of the Gulf fishery.  Ever since oil began flowing into the Gulf, our fishermen – along ...