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Bucks Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8 of Middletown, received this week an inaugural “Champion” award from the Water Quality Association, a national trade association, for his work pursuing legislative solutions to drinking water contamination in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Each year, millions of Americans are diagnosed with terminal illnesses. These people are fathers and mothers, sons and daughters, husbands and wives, grandpas and grandmas. More than anything else, these individuals hope to determine their own future.
One thing these people don’t have is time.
On his first day in Washington, newly elected Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick introduced a package of government reform bills that unfortunately remain in limbo. Still, the new congressman quickly asserted his desire to affect change as well as his devotion to good government, strong ethics and bipartisanship. It was a gutsy move that demonstrated his eagerness to lead by example.
A group of lawmakers are working to make “National Rosie the Riveter Day” a reality.
“The cruelest thing we can do to our kids is pressure them to go to a four-year university and graduate with mountains of debt, with bleak job prospects,” Fitzpatrick said.
Fitzpatrick and Evans said they will continue to work to see what role the government could have with filling the skills gap.
Two Pennsylvania Congressmen, local and state officials hashed out strategies Monday morning to diminish the “skills gap,” or shortage of candidates applying to work in industries like manufacturing.
Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives on Friday aims to improve information sharing and engagement among the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) fusion centers, which collect and share information on threats with federal, state, local and private partners.
Bucks and Montgomery county residents value Medicare Advantage. As our community’s voice in Congress, I’m working to make sure beneficiaries who rely on this program keep their benefits.
By the White House's own admission, inadequate broadband access "stunts economic growth and prevents many rural Americans from engaging in the modern economy." But in President Trump's recently revealed infrastructure bill, the administration sets asid