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Reps Fitzpatrick, Speier, Huffman, and DeSaulnier Applaud Passage of Bipartisan Legislation to Honor Rosie the Riveters with Gold Medals

Washington, DC –Today, Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Jackie Speier (D-CA), Jared Huffman (D-CA), and Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) applaud the passage of H.R. 1773, the Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act, legislation to honor the trailblazing American women who stepped up during World War II.

Fitzpatrick, Wild Include Amendment In NDAA to Combat the Opioid Crisis Amongst Service Members

Washington, D.C.– Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) offered a bipartisan amendment to the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to provide additional resources to wounded servicemembers and improve resources available to prevent and treat opioid use across Pennsylvania.

 

Fitzpatrick Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Help End Homelessness Among Women Veterans and their Families

Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Mike Levin (CA-49) introduced the Housing for Women Veterans Act, a bipartisan bill to help end homelessness among women veterans and their families. The bill would reauthorize funding for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grant program at $400 million for FY2020-FY2022, and require that at least $20 million goes to organizations that have a focus on helping women veterans and their families.

Fitzpatrick Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Veteran Care Benefits

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) introduced the Keeping Our Promises Act, a bill that would add nine medical conditions recognized by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) as having evidence of exposure to certain herbicides used by the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. Representatives Bruce Westerman (AR-04), Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Scott Tipton (CO-03), Annie Kuster (NH-02), Mike Thompson (CA-05), and Joe Cunningham (SC-01).

Congressman Talks About American Mission In Afghanistan After Visit

A ground-level view of American efforts in the war-torn country of Afghanistan offered fresh perspective for Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick last month.

Over the Christmas holiday, Fitzpatrick, a Republican, traveled to the nation to spend time with area soldiers and learn about the situation on the ground from military leaders. He traveled to the region with congressmen David Cicilline, a Democrat from Rhode Island; Mike Coffman, a Republican from Colorado; and Lee Zeldin, a Republican from New York.

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