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Feb 8, 2017 Press Release
Findings show serious shortfalls in device reporting surrounding power morcellators

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) and a bipartisan group of members have announced the release of a long-awaited Government Accountability Office (GAO) report (attached) into the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of power morcellators and the failure of the reporting system

Feb 7, 2017 Press Release
Homeland Security Committee hearing focuses on America’s borders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) questioned Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly Tuesday on a number of issues, including the security of our nation’s borders and the connection between border control and combating Pennsylvania’s opioid epidemic.

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release
Bill would increase access to potentially lifesaving treatment, care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Andy Biggs (AZ-05) introduced the Right to Try Act of 2017 Monday, legislation which would ensure that terminally ill patients, together with their physicians, and pharmaceutical manufacturers are allowed to administer investigational treatments where no alternative exists.

Feb 3, 2017 Press Release

LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) Tuesday announced the start of series of sit-down meetings and listening events with Bucks and Montgomery county physicians, experts and patients focused on healthcare reform.

Feb 2, 2017 Press Release
Bipartisan Congressional Ukraine Caucus pens letter to president

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Ukraine Caucus, joined 20 members of the House this week in urging President Trump to keep sanctions against Russia in place.

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement Saturday:

Jan 27, 2017 Press Release
Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security committees place former FBI special agent in key subcommittees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) has been named to four key subcommittees which place him on the front line of Congress’ efforts to address terrorism and cyber security. The assignments include:

House Committee on Foreign Affairs

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
Fitzpatrick Seeks Local Students for District Internship Program

LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is currently seeking motivated college or post-graduate students to intern at the Eighth Congressional District office in Langhorne, PA for the Spring 2017 semester.

Jan 26, 2017 Press Release
Fitzpatrick Resolution Removes ‘Members Only’ Signs from U.S. House of Representatives, Forces Lawmakers to Interact with Constituents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) introduced legislation this week that would permanently remove ‘Members Only’ signs from the U.S. House of Representatives complex.

Jan 23, 2017 Press Release
Freshman Congressman Presses President Trump to Take Up Anti-Corruption Legislative Package on First Full Day in Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is urging President Trump to act swiftly on government reform proposals including term limits, budget amendments, and anti-corruption measures.

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