Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick | Our Independent Voice
Mobile Menu - OpenMobile Menu - Closed

Foreign Affairs

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.

The Global Child Thrive Act

WASHINGTON D.C. — In October 2019, Senators Roy Blunt [R-MO] and Chris Coons [D-DE], along with Representatives Joaquin Castro [D-TX] and Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA], introduced the Global Child Thrive Act to Congress. The act emphasizes the need for increased early childhood development interventions (ECD), integrating ECD into existing foreign assistance programs.

Brooks, Fitzpatrick see bipartisan Keeping Girls in School Act advance

The U.S. House of Representatives on Jan. 28 approved bipartisan legislation cosponsored by U.S. Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) to support empowerment, economic security and educational opportunities for adolescent girls around the world.

“I am encouraged by the House passing this critically important legislation and I look forward to working with my Senate colleagues to get this passed into law,” Rep. Brooks said on Tuesday.

Fitzpatrick, Frankel, Brooks, and Lowey Celebrate Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Keep Girls in School Worldwide

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01), Lois Frankel (D-FL-21), Susan W. Brooks (R-IN-05), and Nita Lowey (D-NY-17) celebrated the passage of the Keeping Girls in School Act, which they introduced last year, to support the educational empowerment of girls globally. The legislation now goes to the Senate, where a companion bill was introduced by Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).

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.