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Fitzpatrick Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Prepare for Future National Emergencies

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on April 3 unveiled bipartisan legislation to require the creation of a national commission that would prepare America for future national emergencies.

Rep. Fitzpatrick sponsored the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act, H.R. 6431, with six original cosponsors, including U.S. Reps. Tom Reed (R-NY), Will Hurd (R-TX), and Anthony Brindisi (D-NY) to authorize the creation of a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies.

Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Create a National Commission on National Emergencies

A bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeks to establish a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies.

The Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act authorizes the creation of a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies, which would be modeled on the 9/11 Commission. It would look at the national emergency response by the United States government and private sector to this pandemic.

Brindisi & Fitzpatrick Introduce Bill to Ensure Comprehensive Preparedness for Future Natural Emergencies

Congressman Anthony Brindisi and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), along with Tom Reed (NY-23), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Will Hurd (TX-23), Tom Suozzi (NY-03) and Dean Phillips (MN-03), introduced the Made in America Emergency Preparedness Act. This legislation aims to strengthen the manufacturing industry and bolster the supply chain of emergency resources for future crises. Additionally, the bill aims to make sure America is better prepared for national emergencies like a global pandemic moving forward.

Fitzpatrick, Quigley, and Lowey Urge USAID to Include Distance Learning in Response to COVID-19

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),  Mike Quigley (IL-05), and Nita Lowey (NY-17) urged the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to include education and distance learning opportunities for children in USAID’s response to COVID-19. In a letter to USAID Administrator Mark Andrew Green, the lawmakers argued that 1.5 billion student’s education has been interrupted by the pandemic.

Fitzpatrick Forms New Bipartisan Congressional Coronavirus Task Force

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) is a co-founder and co-chair of the newly formed bipartisan Coronavirus Task Force.

“It is incredibly important that Congress and the American public stay up to date on all the facts relating to coronavirus,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said on Feb. 28. “We must provide the public with all available information to provide a full picture of how this has affected other countries, as well as our own.”

Joining Rep. Fitzpatrick to co-chair the congressional caucus are U.S. Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA).