LANGHORNE, PA—Today, June 4th, 2020, Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) joined a bipartisan group of Members in introducing H.R. 7092, the Great American Outdoors Act. This landmark legislation would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and work to repair maintenance issues in our national parks.
LANGHORNE, PA— Today, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), joined over 100 legislators to request strong funding in future COVID-19 economic relief legislation for federal programs that serve as the foundation of the outdoor recreation industry —a critical sector that provides jobs and economic support to many local communities across the country.
A quarry owner and a mining operator have terminated their lease for operations in Bucks County’s East Rockhill Township, scoring a victory for residents and environmental activists concerned about the spread of asbestos that naturally occurs in the rock there.
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.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick on Thursday echoed a state lawmaker’s earlier calls to close the Rockhill Quarry over asbestos concerns.
Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, demanded federal and state agencies take corrective action against the quarry, reiterating the call for the closure first made by state Sen. Steve Santarsiero, D-10, late last week.
As a Republican from Pennsylvania and a Democrat from Delaware, we have more in common than you might expect. Aside from a shared devotion to the Philadelphia Eagles, we both believe that Congress can and must do more to combat climate change and rebuild our crumbling infrastructure.
Washington, D.C.– Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) was joined by Representatives Salud Carbajal (CA-24), Francis Rooney (FL-19), and Scott Peters (CA-52) to introduce the MARKET CHOICE Act. This legislation seeks to combat climate change through the elimination of the gas tax, and the implementation of a fee on carbon emissions, the revenue from which would provide funding for infrastructure development and enhancement.
A group of 17 House Republicans on Wednesday introduced a resolution calling for action on climate change, breaking with most of the party's leadership.
The resolution acknowledges humans' impact on the climate and commits to studying and addressing “the causes and effects of measured changes to our global and regional climates, including mitigation efforts and efforts to balance human activities that have been found to have an impact.”