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Fitzpatrick Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Prepare for Future National Emergencies

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on April 3 unveiled bipartisan legislation to require the creation of a national commission that would prepare America for future national emergencies.

Rep. Fitzpatrick sponsored the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act, H.R. 6431, with six original cosponsors, including U.S. Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY), Will Hurd (R-TX), and Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) to authorize the creation of a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Create a National Commission on National Emergencies

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to establish a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies.

The Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act authorizes the creation of a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies, which would be modeled on the 9/11 Commission. It would look at the national emergency response by the United States government and private sector to this pandemic.

Brindisi & Fitzpatrick Introduce Bill to Ensure Comprehensive Preparedness for Future Natural Emergencies

Congressman Anthony Brindisi and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), along with Tom Reed (NY-23), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Will Hurd (TX-23), Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Dean Phillips (MN-03), introduced the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act. This legislation aims to strengthen the manufacturing industry and bolster the supply chain of emergency resources for future crises. Additionally, the bill aims to make sure America is better prepared for national emergencies like a global pandemic moving forward.

Lamb Bill Canceling Disabled Vets’ Student Loans Passes House

Permanently disabled veterans would automatically have their student loan debts canceled under a bill co-introduced by U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb that passed the House on Tuesday.

The Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) is bipartisan legislation introduced in June. Lamb, D-17, Mount Lebanon, was joined on the bill by Reps. Guy Reschenthaler, R-14, Peters Township; Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, Bucks County; Joe Courteney, D-Conn.; and Andy Levin, D-Mich.

North Coast Rep. Huffman, Others Introduce Resolution Honoring 'Rosie the Riveters'

In observance of National Women’s History Month, Rep. Jared Huffman who represents the North Coast was among California senators who introduced a resolution to honor the millions of women who supported the war effort on the home front during World War II.

Reps. Huffman, Brian Fitzpatrick, Jackie Speier, and Mark DeSaulnier introduced a bipartisan resolution to recognize March 21, 2020, as "National Rosie the Riveter Day."

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.

Fitzpatrick nominates students to military service academies

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, announced students from Bucks and Montgomery counties whom he is nominating to the U.S. military service academies for the Class of 2024.

The nominations were recommended by his nomination committee, which includes active-duty and retired service members from across the district.

The following students received academy nominations:

Jack Boland, Central Bucks High School West, U.S. Military Academy and U.S. Naval Academy.

Fitzpatrick Announces 2019-2020 U.S. Service Academy Nominees

LEVITTOWN, PA—On Friday, January 24, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced the United States Military Service Academies Nominations for the Class of 2024. One of the most important duties for Rep. Fitzpatrick is to nominate qualified young men and women from Bucks and Montgomery counties to the nation’s prestigious service academies. Service Academy Nominations are recommended to Rep. Fitzpatrick by his Nomination Committee which includes active duty and retired service members from across the First District.