Members Gathered at Cornwells Heights Station with SEPTA, Local Business, Labor, and Environment Leaders Highlighting Infrastructure Needs and Benefits of Bold, Bipartisan Action
Economy and Jobs
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.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-1), Member of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, along with State Representative Frank Farry (R-142) and State Representative Jennifer O'Mara (D-165), Co-Chairs of the Pennsylvania House Fire and Emergency Services Caucus, launched a Joint Federal / State Task Force to address the immense budgetary and manpower challenges faced by volunteer Fire Companies in Bucks County and across Pennsylvania. For decades, there has been a decline in volunteers across Pennsylvania.
Washington, D.C.–Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congressman Josh Harder (CA-10) have introduced the Disability Employment Incentive Act to encourage businesses to hire and retain more workers with disabilities, including veterans. Fittingly, this bill was introduced in honor of the 29th anniversary of the passage of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This legislation would incentivize the employment of people with disabilities by doubling three existing tax credits for businesses that employ disabled workers.
Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Linda Sánchez (CA-38) introduced the bipartisan Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act to strengthen and enhance training opportunities for American workers through participation in registered apprenticeships. Apprenticeship programs have been an integral part of America’s workforce development, allowing workers to increase their skills while also earning a paycheck.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) today toured the Philly Shipyard with Congressmen Scott Perry (PA-10) and Lloyd Smucker (PA-11). Fitzpatrick, Perry, and Smucker all pledged to redouble their efforts to help secure new federal shipbuilding work for Pennsylvania workers.
In addition to touring the facility, Fitzpatrick and his colleagues received a briefing on the future of the shipyard from Philly Shipyard CEO Steinar Nerbovik.
WASHINGTON – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) reaffirmed his support for H.R. 24 – The Federal Reserve Transparency Act, also known as “Audit the Fed.” This bipartisan bill would require the Comptroller General to conduct a full examination of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve banks.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has honored Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-growth policies in the first session of the 115th Congress. Fitzpatrick has been an outspoken advocate for economic growth efforts and has outlined his jobs plan at fitzpatrick.house.gov/anamericathatworks
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has honored Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-growth policies in the first session of the 115th Congress. Fitzpatrick has been an outspoken advocate for economic growth efforts and has outlined his jobs plan at https://fitzpatrick.house.gov/anamericathatworks