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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.”

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:
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8), a member of both the Foreign Affairs and Homeland Security Committees, released the following statement regarding U.S. missile strikes in Syria:

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C - Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) and Brendan F. Boyle (PA-13) introduced the Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act Thursday
Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
Carlos Castellanos, Falls Twp., was just one of 185 overdose deaths last year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) took to the House floor to continue his push for increased focus on Pennsylvania’s opioid crisis. In his remarks, Fitzpatrick shared the story of Carlos Castellanos of Falls Twp.
Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is calling for increased economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea after it test-fired another ballistic missile Wednesday