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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.

House Of Representatives Approves Plan To Build New Women’s History Museum

As cultural institutions across the United States organize programming in celebration of the centennial of the ratification of the nineteenth amendment which granted women the right to vote, the House of Representatives voted in favor of establishing a museum dedicated to women’s history. The legislation, which was passed on Tuesday, comes more than three years after the opening of the Smithsonian Institution’s newest addition to the National Mall, the Museum of African American History and Culture.

Fitzpatrick & Murphy Introduce Resolution Designating January As National Stalking Awareness Month

WASHINGTON, DC—Yesterday, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) introduced H.Res. 187, designating January 2020 as National Stalking Awareness Month to raise awareness on the dangers of stalking and educate Americans about stalking prevention. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a companion resolution in the Senate.

Fitzpatrick Statement on Impeachment

WASHINGTON, DC—Second only to declaring war, impeaching a President and overturning the results of an election is the most significant action that Congress can take.  Impeachment is a constitutional nuclear option of last resort.  Historical precedent demands that this only occurs in the most extreme of circumstances, and should happen only after a formal law enforcement investigation where independent, non-partisan factual findings of criminal activity are presented to Congress.

Local Update: Progress on Mercer County Firing Range Noise Abatement Issue Affecting Bucks County Residents

LANGHORNE, PA – I am pleased to inform Upper Makefield residents that after months of working with officials on the federal, state, and local level, our office has gained traction with the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office who has graciously agreed to assist in limiting the amount of noise pollution coming from the Mercer County Firing Range.

Fitzpatrick Honored by Sandy Hook Promise for Dedication to Gun Violence Prevention

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) is being honored by Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) as their Legislator of the Year for his dedication to school and community safety. Joined by fellow honoree Senator Chris Coons of Delaware, Fitzpatrick participated in a bipartisan discussion on gun violence prevention and mental health awareness.