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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.

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.

Fitzpatrick & Brindisi Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Classify Drug Dealers as Terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC—Thursday, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Rep. Anthony Brindisi (NY-22) introduced the bipartisan Identifying Drug Cartels as Terrorists Act. This bipartisan legislation would list seven Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations (FTOs), as defined by section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Reps Fitzpatrick, Speier, Huffman, and DeSaulnier Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Rosie the Riveters with Gold Medals

Washington, DC –Today, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) applaud the passage of H.R. 1773, the Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act, legislation to honor the trailblazing American women who stepped up during World War II.

Reps. Fitzpatrick, Schneider, Crow Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Enhance Cybersecurity of Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Brad Schneider (D-IL), and Jason Crow (D-CO) introduced legislation to better protect America’s small businesses, and their operational and customer information, from cyberattack. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online.

Defense Department Inspector General to Evaluate Use of PFAS at Military Sites

Washington, D.C.—In response to efforts by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), there will be a review into the U.S. Department of Defense’s use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military sites. Congressman Fitzpatrick and Congressman Kildee are co-chairs and founders of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force.