WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, joined the House in passing two bills to strengthen public safety by combating dangerous sanctuary policies that permit criminals to go free and by enhancing penalties for deported felons who return to the United States.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement Wednesday regarding the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s unanimous approval of airline safety language authored by Fitzpatrick to legislation governing the Federal Aviation Administration:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Homeland Security Committee, released the following statement Tuesday regarding reports of a “new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software… causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard:”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Patrick Meehan (PA-07) and Brendan Boyle (PA-13) are requesting information from the Pentagon after news reports exposed that the dangers posed by firefighting foams used on military bases – including those in Bucks and Montgomery counties – were discussed and considered by industry professionals as early as 2001.
My great-uncle, Philip Fitzpatrick, was a proud patrolman with the NYPD. He was also a poet, often writing about the world he knew as a “soldier of peace.” As we’ve recognized Police Week 2017, I’ve found myself thinking of him and a line from one of his poems where he wrote: “When he kisses his wife and children goodbye, there’s the chance he will see them no more.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and the House of Representatives marked Police Week 2017 by passing several bills designed to honor the law enforcement community’s sacrifices and ensure that the brave men and women who serve have the tools needed to do their job and keep the public safe.
Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators have re-introduced an air travel safety bill named after a Bucks County pilot killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The Saracini Aviation Safety Act calls for the installation of a secondary barrier to the cockpit on commercial carriers.
LANGHORNE, PA – A deal struck to fund the government through September includes language regarding PFOS/PFOA water contamination at and around military installations.
Specifically, the proposed spending agreement directs Sec. of Defense James Mattis to: