Brian Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick joins Bipartisan Heroin Task Force

U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-8th dist.) has joined both the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force and the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus. A former drug crime federal prosecutor and certified emergency medical technician, Fitzpatrick has made combatting drug and opioid abuse and addiction a priority in his first term. “The epidemic of opioid addiction and…

Bucks County adopts hazard mitigation plan

All 54 municipalities in Bucks County have adopted the county’s Hazard Mitigation Plan, according to Lynn Bush, executive director of the county Planning Commission. The plan outlines strategies to address 21 emergencies including bridge collapses, transportation accidents, catastrophic weather and pandemics. Any municipality that did not sign on would have to create its own, and…