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About two months ago, reporter Jo Ciavaglia wrote a compelling article about proposed cuts to Legal Aid funding and the consequences to those in our community whose only access to the legal system exists via Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (LASP) or a similar program.
A trio of local congressmen continues to press the military about chemicals being found in drinking water across the country, including in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Fourteen members of Congress representing seven states are calling on President Donald Trump's administration to hasten the Department of Defense’s investigation of drinking water contamination across the country.
Their call came in a letter to Trump that was signed by eight Democratic members and six Republicans — including three local congressmen.
As an FBI Agent, my job was to keep the American people safe from all enemies, both foreign and domestic. On the national security front, those components include a sound counterterrorism strategy, a sound counterintelligence strategy, a sound cybersecurity strategy, a sound foreign policy and a sound national border.
North Korea, cybersecurity and ISIS financing are the topics of some amendments introduced to the defense spending bill by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, Middletown, Tuesday.
We asked and Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick not only listened, but also responded!
On June 13, nine members of the Interfaith Food Alliance traveled to Washington DC for Bread for the World's Lobby Day. We met with Sen. Bob Casey and Sen.Pat Toomey's staff. However, our meeting with Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick proved to be the most productive.
Bucks Congressman Brian Fizpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, announced Friday that he'll try and compel the military to pay for a health study examining whether people exposed to perfluorinated compounds were sickened by the chemicals.
The bipartisan heroin task force led by Brian Fitzpatrick and other representatives from Congress has released its newest agenda, which includes addressing the opioid epidemic from the law enforcement, prevention, treatment, and recovery perspectives.
"It's an issue that needs to be tackled in pieces," MacArthur said Wednesday about the broad range of bills the task force plans to push. "There's no one component."
As one of just 10 Certified Public Accountants in Congress I can tell you a secret: very few people – let alone many politicians - understand our current tax code and, if they do, they’re making a lot of money off it.