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A bill introduced by a bipartisan group of House lawmakers this week would require the Pentagon to report to Congress on significant security risks to the U.S. electric grid and their impact on the U.S. military.
If you can’t get the New York state Legislature to act, you go to Congress. That’s where the crusade against corruption in Albany is heading now.
Should people who are terminally ill be allowed to take medicine that hasn’t been approved for a mass market? A Bucks County congressman believes the answer is ‘yes’ — and wants it written into law.
They don’t have time to wade through red tape, argues Republican Brian Fitzpatrick.
The republican House representative for parts of Bucks and Montgomery counties introduced a bill to Congress last week that creates a labeling system manufacturers can voluntarily use to denote which of their products are produced in an American factory.
A bill introduced this week by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-8, of Middletown, would make clear to customers that the products they purchase came from an American factory.
A little over a month ago, President Trump announced his intention to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency. He was right—it is an emergency. Drug overdoses killed almost 54,000 people in 2015, and the majority of those deaths involved an opioid. Last year about 12 million Americans misused an opioid, and the overdose death toll rose to 65,000.
Drug dealers and addicts don't necessarily respect state borders when trying to obtain opioids and other narcotics illicitly from physicians and pharmacies.
The idea for a special area in Doylestown Borough to remember the ultimate sacrifice made by Bucks County men and women fighting the global war on terror first took shape in 2009, but it was not until Saturday that Freedom Square truly felt complete.
On Thursday, the U.S. House passed a bill backed by a Central Florida Democrat to fund workshops for federal, state and local first responders training them to respond to terrorist attacks.
The 16 anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks began the week while Washington, DC will end the week with hope.