WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined the House Friday in passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that included a stunning 13 amendments authored or sponsored by the freshman representative – more than any other member of Congress.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined the members of the Homeland Security Committee’s Task Force on Denying Terrorists Entry into the United States Thursday for a hearing examining the current terror threat landscape, how the movement of terrorists out of the conflict zone will affect the security of the homeland, and what additional measures the U.S. can take to mitigate the threat.
North Korea, cybersecurity and ISIS financing are the topics of some amendments introduced to the defense spending bill by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, Middletown, Tuesday.
Last week, Fitzpatrick proposed amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act dealing with local municipalities' water contaminated by the use of perfluorinated compounds on military bases.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, has introduced a series of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) seeking to expand American leadership and protect the homeland. The foreign policy measures relate to China, specifically navigation rights in the South China Sea, North Korea, cybersecurity and ISIS financing in Syria.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, joined the House in passing two bills to strengthen public safety by combating dangerous sanctuary policies that permit criminals to go free and by enhancing penalties for deported felons who return to the United States.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement Wednesday regarding the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s unanimous approval of airline safety language authored by Fitzpatrick to legislation governing the Federal Aviation Administration:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement Tuesday regarding reports of a “new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software… causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard:”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Patrick Meehan (PA-07) and Brendan Boyle (PA-13) are requesting information from the Pentagon after news reports exposed that the dangers posed by firefighting foams used on military bases – including those in Bucks and Montgomery counties – were discussed and considered by industry professionals as early as 2001.
My great-uncle, Philip Fitzpatrick, was a proud patrolman with the NYPD. He was also a poet, often writing about the world he knew as a “soldier of peace.” As we’ve recognized Police Week 2017, I’ve found myself thinking of him and a line from one of his poems where he wrote: “When he kisses his wife and children goodbye, there’s the chance he will see them no more.”