We rarely get good news from Washington or Harrisburg. So it is darn near miraculous that both capitals are considering measures that would flip-flop the perverted practice of elected representatives picking their voters as opposed to voters doing the picking.
Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA8) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV3) have introduced the Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence and Essential Law Enforcement Departments (SHIELD) Act [H.R. 1536], legislation which would prioritize pay for members of the military and law enforcement community in the event of a budget impasse.
“I have no doubt that if confirmed, Judge Gorsuch would help to restore confidence in the rule of law. His years on the bench reveal a commitment to judicial independence — a record that should give the American people confidence that he will not compromise principle to favor the president who appointed him.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-AZ) have introduced the Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments (SHIELD) Act [H.R. 1536], legislation which would prioritize pay for members of the military and law enforcement community in the event of a budget impasse.
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.
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.
One of the newest members in Congress has spent the past decade and a half rising to the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's political corruption unit, and he is wasting no time putting his know-how to work through legislation.