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SHIELD ACT: Legislation introduced to shield military and law enforcement community during a budget impasse

Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA8) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV3) have introduced the Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence and Essential Law Enforcement Departments (SHIELD) Act [H.R. 1536], legislation which would prioritize pay for members of the military and law enforcement community in the event of a budget impasse.

Fitzpatrick, Rosen ‘SHIELD Act’ Protects Military, Law Enforcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-AZ) have introduced the Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments (SHIELD) Act [H.R. 1536], legislation which would prioritize pay for members of the military and law enforcement community in the event of a budget impasse.

Fitzpatrick to Schumer: Senate Must Act on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is calling on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to allow a vote on Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch.

“It is critically important for the Senate to act on the vacancy at the Supreme Court. Ensuring faith in our governing institutions should be a priority of every elected official regardless of political affiliation,” wrote Fitzpatrick in part.

Levittown woman fights for Rosie the Riveter Day in Washington

She joined the fight more than 70 years ago to help defeat the Nazis in World War II, and she joined the fight more than 30 years ago to have women recognized for their wartime work.

And now on the eve of her 91st birthday and the first national observance of Rosie the Riveter Day, Mae Krier, of Bristol Township, is heading to Washington, D.C. to fight some more.

STATE OF THE NATION: Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick addresses civility, opioid addiction and tax reform before Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) delivered a ‘State of the Nation Address’ to members of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce on Friday highlighting his work during his first two months in office. The speech focused on the outlook of tax reform in the 115th Congress, efforts to combat the community’s opioid and heroin epidemic and a commitment to increasing civility locally and nationally.

The following are excerpts from his remarks to the Chamber:

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