WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement Tuesday regarding the House passage of legislation [H.R. 3364] increasing sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, while allowing Congress new power to block the easing of those sanctions by executive action:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) joined the House Friday in passing the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that included a stunning 13 amendments authored or sponsored by the freshman representative – more than any other member of Congress.
North Korea, cybersecurity and ISIS financing are the topics of some amendments introduced to the defense spending bill by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, Middletown, Tuesday.
Last week, Fitzpatrick proposed amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act dealing with local municipalities' water contaminated by the use of perfluorinated compounds on military bases.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, has introduced a series of amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) seeking to expand American leadership and protect the homeland. The foreign policy measures relate to China, specifically navigation rights in the South China Sea, North Korea, cybersecurity and ISIS financing in Syria.
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:”
If you were thinking of a visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea this summer, think again. Not only is the autocratic nation among the most dangerous places in the world for Western travelers, but it will also be off-limits for Americans if a bill co-sponsored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) becomes law.
The bipartisan North Korea Travel Control Act (H.R. 2732) would toughen Treasury Department regulation of travel to North Korea by U.S. citizens, and ban tourist travel to the impoverished, isolated country entirely.
Bucks County's Congressman is co-sponsoring a bill that would set new restrictions on travel to North Korea by American citizens. The North Korea Travel Control Act would require a license for transactions related to travel to, from, and within North Korea by American citizens, according to the office of Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the Foreign Affairs Committee, joined the House this week to strengthen efforts to end human trafficking in the United States and abroad by passing a package bipartisan legislation.
Fentanyl, a prescription painkiller that is among the most popular and yet deadliest synthetic opioids sold on the illicit market, has been targeted by new legislation introduced Tuesday by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, Middletown.
Co-sponsored by Massachusetts Rep. Niki Tsongas, a Democrat, the International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act will provide more funding and equipment to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.