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Fitzpatrick to Schumer: Senate Must Act on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is calling on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to allow a vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch.

“It is critically important for the Senate to act on the vacancy at the Supreme Court. Ensuring faith in our governing institutions should be a priority of every elected official regardless of political affiliation,” wrote Fitzpatrick in part.

Fitzpatrick: Real Reform Starts with Term Limits

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) took to the House floor to continue his push for his government reform agenda – specifically term limits for member of Congress. Fitzpatrick’s full remarks are below and his speech can be viewed HERE “I’d like to thank my colleague for Wisconsin, Mr. Gallagher, for his leadership on this issue and all the members of our class who have joined together in the shared believe that this institution is one of, by and for the people – not one belonging to a class of professional politicians or partisan elites.

Levittown woman fights for Rosie the Riveter Day in Washington

She joined the fight more than 70 years ago to help defeat the Nazis in World War II, and she joined the fight more than 30 years ago to have women recognized for their wartime work.

And now on the eve of her 91st birthday and the first national observance of Rosie the Riveter Day, Mae Krier, of Bristol Township, is heading to Washington, D.C. to fight some more.

STATE OF THE NATION: Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick addresses civility, opioid addiction and tax reform before Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) delivered a ‘State of the Nation Address’ to members of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce on Friday highlighting his work during his first two months in office. The speech focused on the outlook of tax reform in the 115th Congress, efforts to combat the community’s opioid and heroin epidemic and a commitment to increasing civility locally and nationally.

The following are excerpts from his remarks to the Chamber:

Brian Fitzpatrick heads into Washington with independent agenda

Freshman Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick's modest Washington, D.C., office is not nearly as roomy as the one formerly used by his brother, retired three-term Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.

He managed, however, to hang on to at least one feature: a giant Ferris wheel built with K'NEX, the construction toys manufactured in Hatfield Township, a Montgomery County piece of Fitzpatrick's 8th Congressional District that also includes all of Bucks County.

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