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Pa. Republicans help kill U.S. House bill honoring iconic Black judge | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 13, 2022

Eight of the state's nine GOP lawmakers joined the effort after a colleague raised an objection.

Ira Katz, owner and pharmacist at Little Five Points Pharmacy in Atlanta, shows Sen. Raphael Warnock some of the medical equipment used to treat diabetes, including syringes, test strips, glucose monitors and more. Ross Williams/Georgia Recorder.

U.S. House approves insulin price caps; Pa.’s Fitzpatrick among GOP crossover votes

BY: - April 1, 2022

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday passed a bill on a bipartisan 232-193 vote that would limit the price of insulin, as congressional Democrats met throughout the day with health care advocates to make their case for the proposal. Democratic Sens. Raphael Warnock of Georgia and Patty Murray of Washington state held a virtual round table with […]

Pa.’s Capitol Hill Republicans vote against censuring Arizona’s Paul Gosar over threatening video

BY: and - November 18, 2021

Eight of of Pa.'s 9 GOP lawmakers, including Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, a frequent Democratic crossover vote, opposed the measure, which also stripped Gosar of his committee posts

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick, former House Republicans defend GOP votes on $1.2T infrastructure bill

BY: - November 17, 2021

In a letter, the ex-lawmakers condemned violence and other threats against GOP 'yes' votes on the sprawling package.

COMMENTARY

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick’s ‘yes’ on infrastructure is the least of the GOP’s problems | Monday Coffee

BY: - November 8, 2021

Republicans used to believe fixing roads and building bridges was a core function of government. Not any more.

U.S. House passes PFAS bill regulating ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water

BY: and - July 22, 2021

(*This story was updated at 12:03 p.m. on Thursday, 7/22/21, to correctly note that U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, was marked ‘non-voting’ on the PFAS bill.) WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation that would regulate toxic chemicals found in drinking water, as well as designate two types of those toxic chemicals […]

U.S. House to vote on next week on expanding PFAS regulation impacting Pa., other states, backers say

BY: - July 15, 2021

“These manufacturers that make tens of billions of dollars selling this chemical, they ought to be the ones paying for cleanup. It should not be borne by the taxpayer, anybody else,” U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick said.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick sides with Dems on Dreamers bill, as immigration debate intensifies

BY: and - March 19, 2021

The measures mark the first step towards what advocates for immigration reform hope will be a year or two of substantive action on the issue.

Where suburban Philly’s 2020 congressional hopefuls stand on LGBTQ issues, explained

BY: - October 14, 2020

This is your guide to where the 2020 congressional candidates in suburban Philadelphia stand on issues relevant to the LGBTQ community.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick hopes he’s one Republican who can beat back a Democratic wave

BY: - September 15, 2020

The retired FBI agent, who cultivates a reputation for breaking with his party, has proven he could beat the odds before, even when he was vastly outspent in a Democratic year in 2018.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick votes with Dems as House passes package to rescue child care industry

BY: and - July 30, 2020

The U.S. House stepped in Wednesday to try to rescue the nation’s child care system from collapse under the weight of the pandemic.

In Bucks County congressional race, an old story plays out: A debate over debates

BY: - July 29, 2020

Citing a scheduling conflict, Democrat Christina Finello pulled out of a debate against GOP incumbent GOP U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick.