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Congressman Mike Doyle (PA-18) joins the Institute for Politics & Strategy (IPS) for a special election week Town Hall to discuss his work with the Autism Caucus, civil and human rights, healthcare, climate change, and more.

Registration for direct participation in the Zoom talk and discussion is reserved for the Carnegie Mellon community. We encourage others to watch the live stream of the event on our Facebook page.

About the speaker

Mike Doyle is currently serving his 13th term in Congress representing the 18th District of Pennsylvania, which includes the City of Pittsburgh and 53 other communities in Allegheny County.

His top priorities include creating jobs and revitalizing communities in the 18th District, reforming health care, and establishing a comprehensive national energy strategy to curb climate change and create green jobs.

Congressman Doyle serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which is one of only four exclusive committees in the House. There he sits on the subcommittees on: Energy and Communications and Technology. Congressman Doyle serves as the Chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee.

Congressman Doyle has been working aggressively on the Energy and Commerce Committee to address climate change through the development of new, more energy-efficient technology and alternative and renewable sources of energy. He has also been working hard on the Energy and Commerce Committee to restore Net Neutrality and promote the availability of reliable, affordable, high-speed broadband internet service for all Americans.

Congressman Doyle is a member in the House Democratic Caucus and the founder and co-chair of the Congressional Autism Caucus, also known as the Coalition for Autism Research and Education (CARE). Congressman Doyle also co-founded and chairs the House Robotics Caucus, which works to ensure that our nation remains globally competitive in the field of robotics.

Doyle is a graduate of Penn State University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in community development in 1975. Prior to serving in Congress, Doyle was a small business owner and the chief of staff for State Senator Frank Pecora. Doyle and his wife, Susan, reside in Forest Hills and have four children.