New Passenger Aircraft Require Secondary Barriers
Washington, DC—Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and Josh Gottheimer joined the U.S. House Wednesday in advancing legislation requiring the installation of secondary barriers on new passenger aircraft.
FY 18 AFG Program will award $315 million to enhance capabilities
Langhorne, PA—Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) announced plans Tuesday for federal safety grants aimed at assisting local fire departments to further strengthen their capabilities to respond to emergency situations. These grants focus on issues such as fire prevention, emergency vehicle procurement, staff training, and EMS operations.
Bipartisan Group of Freshmen Lawmakers Demand Constitutional Amendment
Washington, DC—Congressmen Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Jodey Arrington (R-TX) discussed the need for a Constitutional amendment that would limit the number of terms an individual may serve in the United States Congress. They were joined by Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI) and Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA).
Violence Against Women Act expires Sep. 30 unless Congress acts
Washington, DC—U.S. Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) urged both parties to come together and immediately pass a long-term reauthorization of Violence Against Women Act to ensure protections for women and families across Pennsylvania before Congress runs out of time.
Army Veteran SGT Tom Rossi Recognized for OSS Service
Yardley, PA— Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) Friday presented a Congressional Gold Medal to U.S Army Veteran Sergeant Tom Rossi, 98, for his service in the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the precursor to the CIA and Special Forces during World War II.
American-Israeli Stabbed to Death
Langhorne, Pa— Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released a statement following the death of Ari Fuld, an American-Israeli, stabbed by a 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist.
LWCF Empowers Local Conservation Efforts
Washington, DC— Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) called on Congress to permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).
Bill Renews Critical Community Safety Programs
Washington, DC— U.S. Rep Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) and his colleagues Rep. Elise Stefanik (NY-21) and Rep. John Faso (NY-19) today introduced the Violence Against Women Extension Act – a six-month clean extension of the expiring provisions of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
U.S. House Unanimously Approves Cyber Deterrence Act
Washington, DC— Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, strongly advocated today for passage of the bipartisan Cyber Deterrence and Response Act, which would combat cyber-attacks from hostile state actors. The measure unanimously passed the House by voice vote.
Langhorne, Pa— Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) released the following statement in observance of Labor Day:
“Today, we celebrate the history and achievements of American labor, and extend our gratitude to the working men and women who are the backbone our great nation’s economy.