LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8), a member of the House Committee on Small Business, took to the House floor to mark Small Business Week 2017. Pennsylvania is home to over a million small businesses employing 2.5 million hardworking men and women, including more than half of those in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
Brokered Continuing Resolution Directs Sec. of Defense to deal with Aqueous Film Forming Foam linked to PFCs, report to Congress on remediation efforts
LANGHORNE, PA – A deal struck to fund the government through September includes language regarding PFOS/PFOA water contamination at and around military installations.
Specifically, the proposed spending agreement directs Sec. of Defense James Mattis to:
LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) is urging Bucks County residents to help safely dispose of unused and expired prescription medicines to help keep them out of the wrong hands. On Saturday, April 29 from 10am -2pm individuals can drop off items at locations around the county – a complete list can be found at
Legislation Calls on House to Remove Partisan Gerrymandering from Congressional Redistricting Process
Bipartisan Measure Seeks to Stem Flow of Synthetic Opioids into U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas (D-MA) have introduced the International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology (INTERDICT) Act, a bipartisan bill to combat the opioid epidemic. The legislation would provide U.S.
LANGHORNE, PA - Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-8) released the following statement Saturday regarding Earth Day 2017:
Congressman Expresses Concern About Proposal Charging Vets Access to GI Bill Education Benefits
LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is expressing concern regarding proposed legislation which would impose an increased enrollment fee of $2,400 for veterans to access Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits. In a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, Fitzpatrick said he could not support a measure that includes a “tax on veterans.”
Unprecedented Numbers of U.S. Passports Set to Expire; Early Renewal Could Save Headaches
LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) is urging constituents to plan ahead and renew passports early to avoid the upcoming “Passport Surge” which could delay applications and renewals. According to the State Dept., approximately 48 million passports are set to expire between now and 2019.
Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) allocates $345 million to ‘enhance the safety of the public and firefighters’
LANGHORNE, PA – Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) announced information Tuesday regarding federal safety grants aimed at assisting local fire departments that need support to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies of all types, including fire prevention and safety.