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The U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 7 overwhelmingly passed the bipartisan Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017, championed by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and fellow Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Brendan Boyle, on a 404-3 vote.
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That’s where funding sits for an unprecedented, $7 million health study for Americans exposed to unregulated PFAS chemicals, potentially including tens of thousands in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
American medicine is producing new treatments for everything from cancer to blindness, and one question is whether government drug approvals can keep pace. One response is to allow some patients access to drugs still in the pipeline, and a “right to try” bill in Congress is an important moment for personal freedom, with a word or two about the finer details.
A Bucks County man battling ALS will attend Tuesday’s State of the Union Address at the U.S. Capitol as a guest of Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.
On Wednesday, Bucks County Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick announced passage by President Donald Trump of the INTERDICT Act, a bill that gives Customs agencies needed support at the border in the fight against drug trafficking.
The U.S. House of Representatives’ Bipartisan Heroin Task Force kicked off the new year on Wednesday by unveiling an expanded agenda that includes several new measures and a push for increased funding to help get a grip on the country’s deadly opioid addiction crisis.
The Department of Homeland Security would be directed to draft best practices for using biographic traveler information and information about reservations and itineraries for counterterrorism screening under a bill introduced in the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is writing a prescription for new drug policy.
The group of 100, including the co-chairman, U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Bucks, Wednesday laid out an aggressive agenda that includes 17 bills aimed at reducing deaths related to opioid and heroin addiction.
U.S. customs agents soon will have more resources to enhance fentanyl and synthetic opioid screening efforts at the border, after President Trump on Wednesday signed legislation co-authored by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown.
On the same day that Gov. Tom Wolf issued a disaster declaration for the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump signed a new law that could help saves lives.