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For 113 consecutive months, the United States’ economy saw an increase in the number of jobs, the longest streak on record. Then the coronavirus hit, leaving at least 30 million Americans unemployed and eliminating the past decade’s employment growth. While we once focused on maintaining our robust gains, we are now picking up the pieces.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Representatives Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., today introduced the Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed to Survive (RESTAURANTS) Act of 2020.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would be required to determine if contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exists at any of its facilities or operating sites under a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).
U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick and Conor Lamb (PA-18) introduced H.R. 7132, the Never Again International Outbreak Prevention Act. This legislation would provide accountability with respect to international reporting and monitoring of outbreaks of novel viruses and diseases, sanction bad actors, and review the actions of the World Health Organization.
U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-1st dist.) was honored by the United States Chamber of Commerce for his leadership and bipartisanship with two awards, the Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award and the Jefferson-Hamilton Award for Bipartisanship. These awards are given to members of Congress who demonstrate bipartisan leadership and constructive governing.
U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-1st dist.) joined colleagues in introducing H.R. 7092, the Great American Outdoors Act. This landmark legislation would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund and work to repair maintenance issues in national parks.
WASHINGTON – The Congressional Ukraine Caucus (CUC) Co-Chairs Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), Andy Harris (R-Md.), Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), in addition to caucus member Rep.
U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Conor Lamb (D-PA) introduced legislation that would require foreign nations to implement systems for reporting and monitoring outbreaks of novel diseases.
In addition, the Never Again International Outbreak Prevention Act (H.R. 7132) would sanction bad actors and review the actions of the World Health Organization (WHO).
U.S. Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) earlier this week urged the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to further promote widespread access to testing and support the ongoing efforts at the state and federal level to reopen the country.
U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) on June 4 unveiled bipartisan legislation to provide permanent, dedicated funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), the nation’s premier recreation and preservation support program.