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Pa.’s Fitzpatrick Leads U.S. House in Bipartisanship, New Rankings Show

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, lives and breathes bipartisanship, down to the color of his clothes.

Earlier this month, the two-term lawmaker from suburban Philadelphia donned a purple tie and joined a group of Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House to listen as President Donald Trump delivered the annual State of the Union address.

With Bipartisan Support, A Smithsonian Women’s History Museum is Closer to Reality

A Smithsonian museum dedicated to women’s history is a step closer to reality after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill to create one. It now heads to the Senate.

H.R. 1980, also known as the Smithsonian Women’s History Museum Act, passed 374-37 last week.

The bill establishes a council that will make recommendations to the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Museum on the planning, design, and construction of the museum.

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick meets with Parkland families, Trump on school safety measures

It’s been a little more than two years since the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., that claimed the lives of 17 people. With years now rolling by, legislators and families are still pressing to find a consensus and solution to safer schools. 

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, met privately Monday in the Oval Office with the families of victims of the Parkland shooting and President Donald Trump. 

Never Again Education Act Gets Go-Ahead From House

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bill H.R. 943, known as Never Again Education Act, to support Holocaust education across the country. The bill, introduced by Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D—New York), came just a day after International Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

The bill passed with a final vote of 393-5, with 14 representatives abstaining. Fourteen Democrats, 22 Republicans and one Independent are among those who voted either “nay” or didn’t vote at all.

Brooks, Fitzpatrick see bipartisan Keeping Girls in School Act advance

The U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 28 approved bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) to support empowerment, economic security and educational opportunities for adolescent girls around the world.

“I am encouraged by the House passing this critically important legislation and I look forward to working with my Senate colleagues to get this passed into law,” Rep. Brooks said on Tuesday.

Fitzpatrick, Frankel, Brooks, and Lowey Celebrate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Keep Girls in School Worldwide

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Susan W. Brooks (R-IN-05), and Nita Lowey (D-NY-17) celebrated the passage of the Keeping Girls in School Act, which they introduced last year, to support the educational empowerment of girls globally. The legislation now goes to the Senate, where a companion bill was introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

Congressmen Fitzpatrick and Boyle Honored by Holocaust Awareness Museum

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) were honored by the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center (HAMEC) for their continued advocacy for Holocaust education and for supporting HAMEC’s mission to use the lessons of the Holocaust to teach about the terrible consequences of hatred and bigotry.

Fitzpatrick, Sánchez Introduce Bill to Jumpstart American Apprenticeships

Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Linda Sánchez (CA-38) introduced the bipartisan Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act to strengthen and enhance training opportunities for American workers through participation in registered apprenticeships. Apprenticeship programs have been an integral part of America’s workforce development, allowing workers to increase their skills while also earning a paycheck.