Defense and National Security
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) introduced bipartisan legislation Thursday to better protect America’s small businesses, and their operational and customer information, from cyber attack.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a former FBI supervisory special agent and current member of the bipartisan Task Force on Denying Terrorists Entry into the United States, joined the Homeland Security Committee Wednesday in passing the Border Security for America Act [H.R. 3548].
A bill introduced by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers this week would require the Pentagon to report to Congress on significant security risks to the U.S. electric grid and their impact on the U.S. military.
On Thursday, the U.S. House passed a bill backed by a Central Florida Democrat to fund workshops for federal, state and local first responders training them to respond to terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), member of the House Homeland Security Committee, successful added an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act [H.R. 3354] to restore funding to the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, to meet their budgetary request, so they may fully execute their mission of identifying fraud, waste, and abuse. The amendment reduced funding for DHS’s troubled effort to modernize its financial systems.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation authored by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) to help federal, state and local first responders prepare for terrorist attacks passed the House of Representatives Thursday by a vote of 398-4, just days after the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Legislation introduced by Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and Dan Donovan (R-NY) to help federal, state and local first responders prepare for terrorist attacks passed the House of Representatives Thursday by a vote of 398-4, just days after the 16th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
The 16 anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks began the week while Washington, DC will end the week with hope.
“We remember the nearly 3,000 innocent people lost in the heinous act – including 18 from my home of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Additionally, we honor the more than 400 first responders who perished, and the countless more whose long-term health was impacted because of their courageous action,” Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick said on the House floor.