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Pennsylvania has been awarded a $26 million federal grant to combat opioid abuse, according to a press release from the Department of Health and Human Services.
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.
“I have no doubt that if confirmed, Judge Gorsuch would help to restore confidence in the rule of law. His years on the bench reveal a commitment to judicial independence — a record that should give the American people confidence that he will not compromise principle to favor the president who appointed him.”
She joined the fight more than 70 years ago to help defeat the Nazis in World War II, and she joined the fight more than 30 years ago to have women recognized for their wartime work.
A group of 17 House Republicans on Wednesday introduced a resolution calling for action on climate change, breaking with most of the party's leadership.
One of the newest members in Congress has spent the past decade and a half rising to the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's political corruption unit, and he is wasting no time putting his know-how to work through legislation.
In a telephone town hall meeting last week, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick addressed President Trump’s travel ban and the Affordable Care Act, occasionally speaking in opposition to the White House stances on these issues .
That was all in addition to discussing the opioid epidemic, which was billed as the meeting’s main topic.
Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) delivered a ‘State of the Nation Address’ to members of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce on Friday highlighting his work during his first two months in office.
U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-8th dist.) has joined both the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force and the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus.
A former drug crime federal prosecutor and certified emergency medical technician, Fitzpatrick has made combatting drug and opioid abuse and addiction a priority in his first term.
Congress will take another swing at legislation designed to expand access to treatments for terminally ill patients.