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May 1, 2017 Press Release
PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) visited U.S. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay where he discussed national security issues as well as regional concerns regarding drugs and narcotics smuggling.
May 1, 2017 Press Release
Brokered Continuing Resolution Directs Sec. of Defense to deal with Aqueous Film Forming Foam linked to PFCs, report to Congress on remediation efforts

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:

Apr 27, 2017 Press Release

LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) is urging Bucks County residents to help safely dispose of unused and expired prescription medicines to help keep them out of the wrong hands. On Saturday, April 29 from 10am -2pm individuals can drop off items at locations around the county – a complete list can be found at

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Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
Legislation Calls on House to Remove Partisan Gerrymandering from Congressional Redistricting Process
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-08) and Alan Lowenthal (D-CA-47) introduced a House of Representatives resolution Wednesday calling on the House of Representatives to commit to the removal of political gerrymandering
Apr 25, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Measure Seeks to Stem Flow of Synthetic Opioids into U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA) have introduced the International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act, a bipartisan bill to combat the opioid epidemic. The legislation would provide U.S.

Apr 22, 2017 Press Release

LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) released the following statement Saturday regarding Earth Day 2017:

Apr 21, 2017 Press Release
Congressman Expresses Concern About Proposal Charging Vets Access to GI Bill Education Benefits

LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is expressing concern regarding proposed legislation which would impose an increased enrollment fee of $2,400 for veterans to access Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits. In a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Fitzpatrick said he could not support a measure that includes a “tax on veterans.”

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Apr 19, 2017 Press Release
Unprecedented Numbers of U.S. Passports Set to Expire; Early Renewal Could Save Headaches

LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is urging constituents to plan ahead and renew passports early to avoid the upcoming “Passport Surge” which could delay applications and renewals. According to the State Dept., approximately 48 million passports are set to expire between now and 2019.

Apr 18, 2017 Press Release
Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) allocates $345 million to ‘enhance the safety of the public and firefighters’

LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) announced information Tuesday regarding federal safety grants aimed at assisting local fire departments that need support to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types, including fire prevention and safety.

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release
Congressional Ukraine Caucus Co-Chairs, Reps. Andy Harris (R-MD), Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Sander Levin (D-MI), today issued the following statement in response to reported comments by Secretary of State Tillerson on Ukraine:

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