DOYLESTOWN, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined Bucks and Montgomery county students, families and military veterans Friday night to announce his selections for military service academy nominations. This year’s class includes 24 nominees with recommendations to the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Historic tax reform legislation passed by the House and Senate this week includes language advocated for by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) to prohibit the deductibility of legal settlements related to sexual assault and sexual harassment as business expenses. The measure mirrors H.R. 4495, the Settlement Tax Deductions are Over for Predators Act (STOP Act), which Fitzpatrick originally sponsored.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 [H.R. 2810] into law Tuesday – including six amendments authored or sponsored by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08).
LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is currently seeking motivated college or post-graduate students to intern at both the Langhorne, PA or Washington, D.C. offices for the Spring 2018 semester.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) led a group of 14 freshman Republican and Democrat members Friday in calling for the House Ethics Committee to undertake a “full and complete investigation into allegations that Members of Congress have been using taxpayer dollars to cover up sexual harassment lawsuits.” Additionally, the bipartisan letter calls for the names of those involved in these instances.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, along with representatives from across the country, have introduced a piece of legislation aimed at prohibiting companies from claiming deductions related to sexual harassment or assault legal settlements.
Sexually harassing behavior in the business, entertainment and political worlds won’t change overnight, but a pair of bills co-sponsored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick would change how resulting lawsuits are settled.
Spurred by a nearly daily deluge of reports detailing alleged improper actions by powerful men against their employees or colleagues, two bills introduced in the House of Representatives late last week aim to keep the financial responsibility to settle claims on the shoulders of the accused.
There may be no institution more disliked and distrusted by the American people than the U.S. Congress. By its actions and inaction it has earned an awful popularity rating — which it re-enforces almost daily.
Not so sure about your own opinion? Here’s an outrage recently uncovered by the Washington Post that might affect your thinking, and it’s just one among many: Congress’ Office of Compliance has paid out over the last 20 years $17.2 million to settle a shocking 264 complaints of sexual harassment and other Capitol Hill workplace violations by members of Congress and staff.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), along with Reps. Dave Brat (VA-07), Ken Buck (CO-04), Tom Garrett (VA-05), Jody Hice (GA-10), Mike Johnson (LA-04), Steve Pearce (NM-02), and Scott Taylor (VA-02), introduced H.R. 4495, the Settlement Tax Deductions are Over for Predators Act (STOP Act), legislation to prohibit the deductibility of legal settlements related to sexual assault and sexual harassment as business expenses.
In the wake of media reporting on millions of dollars paid for more than 250 settlements to federal employees, Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick has called for an investigation into the matter.