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Bill from Fitzpatrick, Reschenthaler to Forgive Student Loans for Disabled Veterans Passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives on March 10 approved a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) to discharge federal student loan debts for disabled U.S. military veterans.

“Our veterans put their lives on the line for our country and they deserve all the help we can provide them,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said. “It was great to see this bipartisan bill pass the House, and I look forward to the Senate doing the same.”

Bill Canceling Disabled Vets’ Student Loans Passes House

Permanently disabled veterans would automatically have their student loan debts canceled under a bill that passed the House on Tuesday.

The Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) is bipartisan legislation co-introduced by U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, and Conor Lamb, of western Pennsylvania, in June.

Lamb Bill Canceling Disabled Vets’ Student Loans Passes House

Permanently disabled veterans would automatically have their student loan debts canceled under a bill co-introduced by U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb that passed the House on Tuesday.

The Federally Requiring Earned Education-Debt Discharges for Veterans Act (FREED Vets Act) is bipartisan legislation introduced in June. Lamb, D-17, Mount Lebanon, was joined on the bill by Reps. Guy Reschenthaler, R-14, Peters Township; Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, Bucks County; Joe Courteney, D-Conn.; and Andy Levin, D-Mich.

North Coast Rep. Huffman, Others Introduce Resolution Honoring 'Rosie the Riveters'

In observance of National Women’s History Month, Rep. Jared Huffman who represents the North Coast was among California senators who introduced a resolution to honor the millions of women who supported the war effort on the home front during World War II.

Reps. Huffman, Brian Fitzpatrick, Jackie Speier, and Mark DeSaulnier introduced a bipartisan resolution to recognize March 21, 2020, as "National Rosie the Riveter Day."

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick Leads U.S. House in Bipartisanship, New Rankings Show

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.

Fitzpatrick nominates students to military service academies

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, announced students from Bucks and Montgomery counties whom he is nominating to the U.S. military service academies for the Class of 2024.

The nominations were recommended by his nomination committee, which includes active-duty and retired service members from across the district.

The following students received academy nominations:

Jack Boland, Central Bucks High School West, U.S. Military Academy and U.S. Naval Academy.

Fitzpatrick Announces 2019-2020 U.S. Service Academy Nominees

LEVITTOWN, PA—On Friday, January 24, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) announced the United States Military Service Academies Nominations for the Class of 2024. One of the most important duties for Rep. Fitzpatrick is to nominate qualified young men and women from Bucks and Montgomery counties to the nation’s prestigious service academies. Service Academy Nominations are recommended to Rep. Fitzpatrick by his Nomination Committee which includes active duty and retired service members from across the First District.

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