Meehan Chemical Facility Safety Bill Passes Key Subcommittee Vote

April 10, 2014

Meehan’s legislation has been endorsed by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and a number of industry stakeholders, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Fertilizer Institute and the American Farm Bureau Federation.   

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  • “Pat Meehan is one of our majority-makers, and there is no doubt that Pennsylvania’s 7th District will be a battleground in 2012. The Democrats...face a tough, skilled leader whose campaign will give them no place to hide.”

    Congressman Pete Sessions

    Chairman, National Republican Congressional Committee

  • "I think he's well known to Republican leaders around the country. So on that level, it certainly shouldn't surprise anyone that Mr. Meehan has gotten some pretty significant appointments," said Madonna.

    G. Terry Madonna

    WHYY, 12/21/10

  • I know that Pat is steadfastly committed to protecting our homeland from the terrorists who continue to plot and execute attacks against our nation. Pat, one of the rare freshman Members of Congress to assume a committee leadership role, is immensely qualified to lead the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.

    Rep. Peter King

    Chairman, Homeland Security Committee

  • Pat Meehan has never let me down and he is not going to let you down either.

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

  • Pat has been a leader on numerous issues important to our members, including saving the refineries and the dredging of the Delaware River. These aren’t partisan or ideological issues – they’re common sense…More importantly, Pat really understands the challenges facing the middle class today. He gets it.

    Patrick Gillespie

    President, Philadelphia Council of Building and Construction Trades

  • [Pat] has worked with teachers, supported teachers, and voted with teachers. I look forward to working with him to ensure the future success of our children and our public schools.

    Michael Crossey

    President, Pennsylvania State Education Association

  • Pat Meehan has demonstrated a strong commitment to protecting animals from cruelty and abuse...He is standing up for the values of kindness and compassion, and we urge voters who care about the humane treatment of animals to support Pat Meehan.

    Michael Markarian

    President, Humane Society Legislative Fund

  • "He definitely stood out as a leader...He walked into a room, and you knew that was a guy you wanted on your side."

    Craig Stedman

    Lancaster County District Attorney

  • Even more impressively, this week he was named Chair of the House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence. Pretty good for a freshman representative.

    PoliticsPA

    12/24/10

  • Several of the 96 House freshmen stand out for their ability to raise campaign cash early in the 2012 season...Pat Meehan of Pennsylvania...raised more than $300,000.

    Derek Willis

    New York Times, 4/15/2011

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