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In The News May 19, 2017

U.S. Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) marked the start of Police Week 2017 with a ride-along with members of the Middletown Township Police Department on May 15. During the ride-along and station visit, Fitzpatrick and officers discussed community policing challenges, the battle against drug addiction as well as funding and safety.

In The News May 9, 2017

We lose 10 people to drug overdoses every day in Pennsylvania, a number that's almost too shocking to believe. To put it into perspective, we are now losing more people to the opioid epidemic than from firearms or car crashes - combined.

In The News May 9, 2017

Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators have re-introduced an air travel safety bill named after a Bucks County pilot killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

The Saracini Aviation Safety Act calls for the installation of a secondary barrier to the cockpit on commercial carriers.

In The News May 1, 2017

Editor's note: Brian Fitzpatrick is a former FBI anti-corruption agent who has made government reform a priority. Alan Lowenthal led the charge on redistricting reform while in the California state Legislature, eventually leading to the citizens' referendum that created an independent redistricting commission.

In The News May 1, 2017

A resolution introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday afternoon by Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick attempts to shed light on what the lawmaker has said is the underlying cause for Congress' inaction on more prominent issues.

In The News Apr 28, 2017

We rarely get good news from Washington or Harrisburg. So it is darn near miraculous that both capitals are considering measures that would flip-flop the perverted practice of elected representatives picking their voters as opposed to voters doing the picking.

In The News Apr 25, 2017

Fentanyl, a prescription painkiller that is among the most popular and yet deadliest synthetic opioids sold on the illicit market, has been targeted by new legislation introduced Tuesday by Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, Middletown. 

In The News Apr 24, 2017

Almost 13 years after he was given a life-changing medical diagnosis, state Rep. Robert Godshall is still trying to turn his unfortunate circumstances into a lifeline for other Pennsylvanians.

In The News Apr 24, 2017

A plan to increase benefits from the GI Bill by charging newly enlisted service members has been called "unacceptable" and a tax on troops. 

In The News Apr 24, 2017

The number of people applying for and renewing passports is up this year across the nation and in the region.

Reasons for the increase vary from immigration concerns, to the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative, to the federal Real ID law.