As virus-related shutdowns of nonessential businesses sweep the United States, some insurers have insisted that their policies exclude pandemic coverage. But the bid to avoid such payouts — which the insurance industry warns could pose an “existential threat” to their business — may be stopped in statehouses around the country.
Spending Cuts and Debt
WASHINGTON – Today, Thursday, March 19, 2020, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus – 24 Democrats and 24 Republicans — released a package of policy recommendations to help address the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The Problem Solvers Caucus believes we must set aside partisanship and work together to help solve this national emergency.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, lives and breathes bipartisanship, down to the color of his clothes.
Earlier this month, the two-term lawmaker from suburban Philadelphia donned a purple tie and joined a group of Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House to listen as President Donald Trump delivered the annual State of the Union address.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), one of only a handful of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in Congress, voted Thursday on legislation he co-sponsored providing for a balanced budget amendment to the United States Constitution. The measure, which needed the support of two-thirds of the House, failed by a vote of 233 - 184
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), member of the House Homeland Security Committee, successful added an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act [H.R. 3354] to restore funding to the Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, to meet their budgetary request, so they may fully execute their mission of identifying fraud, waste, and abuse. The amendment reduced funding for DHS’s troubled effort to modernize its financial systems.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Small Business Committee, took to the House floor Tuesday to call on Congress to take up tax reform as step one in a bipartisan pro-growth strategy:
Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA8) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-NV3) have introduced the Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence and Essential Law Enforcement Departments (SHIELD) Act [H.R. 1536], legislation which would prioritize pay for members of the military and law enforcement community in the event of a budget impasse.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (D-AZ) have introduced the Strengthening Homeland Security, Intelligence, and Essential Law Enforcement Departments (SHIELD) Act [H.R. 1536], legislation which would prioritize pay for members of the military and law enforcement community in the event of a budget impasse.
Freshman Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, saw his first authored bill pass through the House of Representatives on Monday with a decisive 409-0 vote.
The bill, named the DHS Multiyear Acquisition Strategy Act, will streamline the acquisition program used by the Department of Homeland Security to grow its resources.