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Brooks’ bipartisan bill to strengthen national stockpile receives House approval

Bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) to bolster the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) on Sept. 21 received approval by the U.S. House of Representatives, which advanced the bill to the U.S. Senate for action. 

“I am pleased this bipartisan legislation passed the House, and I encourage my Senate colleagues to move on this crucial legislation promptly,” Rep. Brooks said.

Gov. Tom Wolf signs order increasing indoor dining capacity to 50%

Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday signed an order allowing restaurants to increase indoor occupancy to 50% beginning Monday amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The order requires on-site alcohol consumption end at 11 p.m. and a provision that all alcoholic beverages must be removed from patrons by midnight also will start Monday. This applies to both restaurants that do not self-certify to increase to 50 percent and those that choose to stay at 25 percent.

Fitzpatrick supports effort to highlight National Recovery Month in Congress throughout September

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-1st dist.) supports an effort to highlight National Recovery Month in Congress throughout the month of September, including a Congressional Day of Action on September 16.

The effort by the legislators will include virtual and in-person events throughout the month to elevate voices in recovery as well as the Congressional Day of Action, when legislators will lead a virtual “Congress Goes Purple” initiative.

Fitzpatrick proposes bipartisan bill to provide during-school childcare services

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on Sept. 4 introduced a bipartisan bill that would expand access to childcare services through the remainder of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“Congress must ensure that our school districts can provide the best quality of education during these turbulent times,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said last week.

Fitzpatrick’s bipartisan bill would improve mental health support for military veterans

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on Sept. 1 introduced bipartisan legislation that aims to enhance suicide prevention efforts for the nation’s military service members via integrative health measures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

“It is imperative that our nation’s veterans receive access to the highest quality medical testing and holistic treatment options, including for mental health,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said.

Rouda leads bipartisan letter calling for lower prescription drug prices

Congressman Harley Rouda (D-CA-48), along with Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-WI-08), Jared Golden (D-ME-02), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA-01) sent congressional leadership a bipartisan proposal to lower prescription drug costs. The letter, sent to both House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, outlines a common-sense strategy utilizing provisions from previously passed House and Senate legislation.

Fitzpatrick Announces Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Raise Awareness for National Recovery Month Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

LANGHORNE, PA—Today, September 3rd, 2020, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) joined a group of bipartisan, bicameral members to announce an historic effort to highlight National Recovery Month in Congress throughout the month of September, including a Congressional Day of Action on September 16th.

The group of legislators includes: