Thursday, May 3, 2012
Fitzpatrick blasts Democrats on energy, healthcare and the budget, claiming the upcoming season will be a “Summer of Uncertainty.”
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-8th District) made the following statement regarding his commitment to visit ‘100 Businesses in 100 Days’: “I am visiting ‘100 Businesses in 100 Days’ because I truly believe that the next three months may be one of the most critical stretches of time to get our economy moving again. Much of the uncertainty plaguing business owners across the district and the nation will come to a head. With the coming travel and vacation seasons, fuel prices are expected to rise through Memorial Day and through the summer as this Administration has failed to present a comprehensive energy plan. In June, the Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of this Administration’s misguided Obamacare legislation. By August, …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Pennsylvania Working Families said the protests are part of the growing wave of voter discontent against the rich, big corporations and politicians who have created an economic emergency for the 99 percent.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Taxpayers are taking to the streets to demand the 1 percent pay their fair share during a protest on Tax Day, April 17. According to a Pennsylvania Working Families news release, the protests are part of the growing wave of voter discontent against the rich, big corporations and politicians who have created an economic emergency for the 99 percent. A group of protestors, who last month called on Rep. Fitzpatrick to reject the devastating Ryan Budget and instead support a fair budget for the middle class, will return to his district office in Langhorne on Tuesday at 11 a.m. to find out where he stands with on the Buffett Rule. Local taxpayers will line up outside of Rep. Fitzpatrick’s Langhorne office to share their stories and call of …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
The congressman visited the high-tech incubator near Doylestown on Friday to talk about a recently passed jobs bill.
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Bucks) on Friday visited a cradle of high-tech business development to talk about a package of legislation passed this week to benefit small businesses. Fitzpatrick stopped by the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County near Doylestown Friday afternoon. He was there to talk about the JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act. The package of six bills passed the U.S. House on Thursday on an overwhelmingy bipartisan vote, 390 - 23. The Act is designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners get the money they need to start a business. Business strategist Carol Roth save the bill good marks. "The overall Act is quite positive and while not every aspect will directly impact small business, it …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
The Bucks County congressman presided over the morning session, closing it despite the protests of Maryland Democrats Steny Hoyer and Chris Van Hollen.
The congressional fight over the payroll tax cut continued this morning when Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.), serving as Speaker pro tempore, adjourned a House session while representatives Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) requested a floor vote on the Senate bill that provides a two-month extension. “Mr. Speaker," Hoyer said, "I would like to ask for unanimous consent that we bring up the bill to extend the tax cut to 160 million Americans, as you walk off the floor Mr. Speaker, you’re walking away, just as so many Republicans have walked away from middle-class tax payers, the unemployed, and very frankly as well from those who will be seeking medical assistance from their doctors — 48 million senior citizens.” Fitzpatrick …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick supports Governor Tom Corbett's request for a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick wrote a letter to President Obama asking that he support Governor Tom Corbett's request for a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Bucks, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties experienced widespread flooding and wind damage caused by Hurricane Irene. The damage throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania sparked concern from the governor, who suggested a major disaster declaration be put in affect. “Hurricane Irene is gone, but the damages, clean-up and memory will linger for quite some time," Fitzpatrick said on his website. "[W]e came together as a community and further defined what it means to be a neighbor and friend.” But Fitzpatrick said that "much work remains ahead." "This …