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In The News Jun 1, 2017

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick is taking on a leadership role in the fight against the national heroin and opioid addiction crisis.

In The News May 22, 2017

My great-uncle, Philip Fitzpatrick, was a proud patrolman with the NYPD. He was also a poet, often writing about the world he knew as a “soldier of peace.” As we’ve recognized Police Week 2017, I’ve found myself thinking of him and a line from one of his poems where he wrote: “When he kisses his wife and children goodbye, there’s the chance he will see them no more.”

In The News May 19, 2017

Lawmakers from both parties are urging the Trump administration to keep funding the Office of National Drug Control, saying they are “gravely concerned” a pause in funding could exacerbate the opioid crisis. 

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.