WASHINGTON—Today, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), the Co-Chairs of the Bipartisan Opioid Taskforce, and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) re-introduced the Road to Recovery Act – bipartisan legislation that would remove barriers to substance use disorder treatment services under Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
LANGHORNE, PA – I am pleased to inform Upper Makefield residents that after months of working with officials on the federal, state, and local level, our office has gained traction with the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office who has graciously agreed to assist in limiting the amount of noise pollution coming from the Mercer County Firing Range.
Washington, D.C.—In response to efforts by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), there will be a review into the U.S. Department of Defense’s use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) at military sites. Congressman Fitzpatrick and Congressman Kildee are co-chairs and founders of the bipartisan Congressional PFAS Task Force.
Ambler, PA: Today, Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Brendan Boyle (PA-02), and Madeleine Dean (PA-04) held a press conference to announce a $1 million federal grant for research on the health effects of PFAS exposure. PFAS chemicals have long been used in a range of consumer products, and the military continues to use aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) in firefighting training exercises.
Langhorne, PA– Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) today announced that Bucks County will be awarded $1,563,106 in Lead Based Paint Hazard Reduction grant program funding. This grant will enable the County to address lead hazards in 200 housing units providing safer homes for low and very low-income families with children, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The County will also collaborate with other medical and social service providers in these efforts.
Washington, D.C.– Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) introduced legislation in the House today to ensure that the Drug Enforcement Administration has the authority to carry out needed enforcement actions for drug diversion control investigations.
Washington, D.C.— Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Mike Kelly (PA-16), Brendan Boyle (PA-02), and Stephanie Murphy (FL-07) recently introduced the Fairness to Kids with Cancer Act. This legislation seeks to adjust federal funding levels for pediatric cancer at a fairer percentage rate than is currently allocated.
Washington, D.C. – Today, at the request of Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), Senator Pat Toomey, and Senator Bob Casey, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) designated Bucks County as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA). Fitzpatrick received a call at 2:00pm this afternoon from James Carroll, Director of the U.S. Office of National Drug Control Policy, regarding this decision.
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), a former FBI Special Agent in New York City, today will join 9/11 First Responders and family members at the White House as President Donald Trump signs into law the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) introduced the Mental Health in Schools Excellence Program Act. This legislation addresses the critical shortage of mental health professionals, like school psychologists, social workers, and counselors.