Brian Fitzpatrick

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Molly Daly
January 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Members of the Congressional PFAS Task Force held a news conference Thursday to push for the passage of a bill that would require the federal government to address PFAS contamination. Read more here.
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Former U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, R-Pa.
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KYW Staff
January 06, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former Bucks County Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick has died at the age of 56. Read more here.
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A burning vehicle is shown at Baghdad International Airport following an airstrike, in Baghdad, Iraq, early Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.
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Tim Jimenez
January 03, 2020 - 7:28 am
A U.S. airstrike at Baghdad International Airport has killed Iran's top general, Qasem Soleimani. Iran is now vowing revenge. Experts and officials are trying to make sense of the action. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
October 10, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The federal government has granted more than $20 million to Pennsylvania to help fund lead remediation, and a decent-sized chunk of that money is going to the Philadelphia region. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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Kim Glovas
August 19, 2019 - 6:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 500 Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery workers are wondering what will happen to them when the plant officially closes Friday. PES is working to close the plant, but wants to do it without union help. The PES refinery closed in June after explosions and a...
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A close-up of an adult female deer tick, dog tick, and a lone star tick are shown June 15, 2001, on the palm of a hand.
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Mike Dougherty
July 12, 2019 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania has the highest rate of Lyme disease in the country. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection carried by deer ticks. It usually affects the skin and then spreads to the joints, the nervous system, and other organ. It's curable if diagnosed early, but because...
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A congressional task force takes on issue of what to do about chemicals that contaminate water.
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Paul Kurtz
May 07, 2019 - 3:16 pm
WARMINSTER, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Leaders of a congressional task force have wrapped up a two-day fact finding mission to Bucks and Montgomery counties, where water has been contaminated by PFAS chemicals. Republican Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick says he and his Democratic co-chair Dan Kildee of...
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Mike Dougherty
May 04, 2019 - 10:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health conducted a study and found that levels of chemicals called PFAs are twice as high in people who live near military bases than the national average. Two congressmen from the Philadelphia area are working to ensure groundwater is...
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Television networks print out and read the released Mueller Report on the sidewalk outside of the Department of Justice.
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Tim Jimenez
April 19, 2019 - 10:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — U.S. senators and House members from the Philadelphia area are talking about the Mueller report. On the Republican side are Sen. Pat Toomey and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick. In a statement, Toomey said all Americans should be pleased that Attorney General William Barr said...
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The U.S. Senate is poised to act on a bill already passed in the House that provides for increased prison time for stalking minors.
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Steve Tawa
April 01, 2019 - 4:55 pm
BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A young woman from Bucks County and her family don't want anyone else to go through what she did - because of a convicted cyberstalker. Now, the U.S. Senate is poised to act on a bill already passed in the House that provides for increased prison time for...
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