WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) continued his effort to strengthen United States defense against cyber-threats Tuesday as he joined the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection for a hearing focused on securing federal networks.
Defense and National Security
Defending the homeland from enemies foreign and domestic is among my most important duties of Congress. We are responsible for insuring that tax dollars are used efficiently and effectively to protect Americans. The United States military is the finest in the world and it should continue to be so to ensure that we meet our present commitments and future challenges. Additionally our domestic law enforcement and border protection services deserve the tools and support they need to keep us safe.
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.
In a telephone town hall meeting last week, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick addressed President Trump’s travel ban and the Affordable Care Act, occasionally speaking in opposition to the White House stances on these issues .
That was all in addition to discussing the opioid epidemic, which was billed as the meeting’s main topic.
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.
Freshman Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, stated Friday he intends to introduce a bill to pay for a “comprehensive” health study for area residents affected by PFOA and PFOS drinking water contamination. The legislation would also aim to reimburse local water authorities for the purchase of clean water.
Seeking "to protect America's skies," Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick has joined with three of his fellow lawmakers to sponsor the bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, will serve on two high-profile committees in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next two years. House Speaker Paul Ryan handed out assignments Wednesday, naming Fitzpatrick to the Homeland Security and Foreign Affairs committees.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick appeared before a congressional subcommittee Thursday morning to request that Defense Department money be directed toward funding for a comprehensive health study of Bucks and Montgomery county residents affected by high levels of perfluorinated compounds, also known as PFOS and PFOA, found in drinking water.
Fitzpatrick, R-8, also asked the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee to allocate money for the remediation effort of public and private wells contaminated by the compounds.
Freshman Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, saw his first authored bill pass through the House of Representatives on Monday with a decisive 409-0 vote.
The bill, named the DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act, will streamline the acquisition program used by the Department of Homeland Security to grow its resources.