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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a former drug crime federal prosecutor and certified emergency medical technician, and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) have been named a vice chairs of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force.
Lawmakers from both parties are urging the Trump administration to keep funding the Office of National Drug Control, saying they are “gravely concerned” a pause in funding could exacerbate the opioid crisis.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressmen Elijah E.
NEWTOWN, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined dozens of community leaders Thursday for a second meeting of the PA-08 Opioid Epidemic Working Group. The meeting brought together elected officials, law enforcement, medical and health professionals, and non-profit partners to continue ensuring Fitzpatrick’s focus on combating the addiction crisis is holistic and comprehensive.
We lose 10 people to drug overdoses every day in Pennsylvania, a number that's almost too shocking to believe. To put it into perspective, we are now losing more people to the opioid epidemic than from firearms or car crashes - combined.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement Thursday regarding his vote against the American Health Care Act [H.R. 1628]:
LANGHORNE, PA – A deal struck to fund the government through September includes language regarding PFOS/PFOA water contamination at and around military installations.
Specifically, the proposed spending agreement directs Sec. of Defense James Mattis to: