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.
Defense and National Security
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.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) successfully passed his first bill through the full House of Representatives Monday after the chamber overwhelmingly approved, 409-0, his DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act.