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Fitzpatrick calls on President Donald Trump to follow drug task force's recommendations

President Trump on Thursday called the opioid abuse epidemic a national public health emergency.

"The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I’m saying officially right now it is an emergency," Trump said to reporters from his Bedminster, N.J., golf course. "It’s a national emergency. We’re going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis."

The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force Calls for Immediate Action to Address Opioid Epidemic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, led by Representatives Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Donald Norcross (D-NJ) is calling on Congress and the Administration to take immediate, meaningful action to address the opioid epidemic. The Task Force is committed to working in a bipartisan way and with the Administration to advance solutions to this national crisis.

Fitzpatrick pushes bipartisanship for health care fix

The clock is ticking for action on the Affordable Care Act following last month's failure to repeal and replace President Obama's signature legislation.

While seated at a corner table at Garden of Eatin restaurant in Levittown on Wednesday afternoon, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, said he recognized the sense of urgency on stabilizing the individual markets.

Fitzpatrick Legislation Included in Trump Commission on Opioid Epidemic Report

LANGHORNE, PA – Legislation authored by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) has been included in the interim report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. The interim report includes legislative actions supported by Fitzpatrick, which would extend coverage for drug treatment and prevent fentanyl from crossing U.S. borders.

Congressmen’s letter presses DOD on water contamination

A trio of local congressmen continues to press the military about chemicals being found in drinking water across the country, including in Bucks and Montgomery counties.

Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, Pat Meehan, R-7, of Upper Darby, and Brendan Boyle, D-13, of Northeast Philadelphia, have been questioning the Department of Defense about a class of chemicals called perfluorinated compounds, which were ingredients in firefighting foams used for decades at hundreds of military bases.

Congressmen from Bucks, Montgomery counties ask Trump to speed up PFC investigations

Fourteen members of Congress representing seven states are calling on President Donald Trump's administration to hasten the Department of Defense’s investigation of drinking water contamination across the country.

Their call came in a letter to Trump that was signed by eight Democratic members and six Republicans — including three local congressmen.

Fitzpatrick, Meehan, Boyle Continue to Push Dept. of Defense for Answers on PFCs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), Patrick Meehan (PA-07) and Brendan Boyle (PA-13) are responding to information provided by the Department of Defense regarding a 2001 Aqueous Film Forming Workshop, which acknowledged the dangers posed by firefighting foams used on military bases – including those in Bucks and Montgomery counties. A copy of the Dept.

Fitzpatrick-Backed PFC Amendments Pass as Part of Defense Spending Measure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amendments co-sponsored by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) relating to water contamination near active and former military installations were successfully added and passed as part of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act of 2018/Make America Secure Appropriations Act of 2018 [H.R. 3219] Thursday evening.