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Fitzpatrick, Quigley, and Lowey Urge USAID to Include Distance Learning in Response to COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),  Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Nita Lowey (NY-17) urged the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to include education and distance learning opportunities for children in USAID’s response to COVID-19. In a letter to USAID Administrator Mark Andrew Green, the lawmakers argued that 1.5 billion student’s education has been interrupted by the pandemic.

Glen Mills School To Be Coronavirus Federal Medical Station

GLEN MILLS, PA — The closed Glen Mills School will be used to house a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) medical center for the new coronavirus response.

FEMA is setting up a medical site at the former Glen Mills Schools in Delaware County, according to U.S. Rep Mary Gay Scanlon (D-5th District).

The site is being established in preparation for a high volume of COVID-19 patients.

Bill from Fitzpatrick, Reschenthaler to Forgive Student Loans for Disabled Veterans Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives on March 10 approved a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) to discharge federal student loan debts for disabled U.S. military veterans.

“Our veterans put their lives on the line for our country and they deserve all the help we can provide them,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said. “It was great to see this bipartisan bill pass the House, and I look forward to the Senate doing the same.”

Bill Canceling Disabled Vets’ Student Loans Passes House

Permanently disabled veterans would automatically have their student loan debts canceled under a bill that passed the House on Tuesday.

The Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) is bipartisan legislation co-introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, and Conor Lamb, of western Pennsylvania, in June.

Fitzpatrick & Khanna Introduce Bipartisan Student Apprenticeship Act to Modernize Apprenticeships Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) introduced the bipartisan Student Apprenticeship Act, a bill that would close the gap between higher education and labor by modernizing workforce training and catalyzing the growth of registered apprenticeships nationwide. This bill is a companion to Sen.