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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.

Ahead of Veterans Day, Fitzpatrick & Sinema Fight for Veterans Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) has introduced legislation ahead of Veterans Day to ensure veterans play a critical role in rebuilding America’s infrastructure. The Fairness to Veterans for Infrastructure Investment Act [H.R. 4319] levels the playing field in federal contracting for veteran-owned businesses by providing veterans access to existing preferences authorized for transportation projects.

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