House passes bill to mitigate threat of EMP attacks

December 1, 2014

The House on Monday passed a bill to require the Department of Homeland Security to include the threat of electromagnetic pulse events in national planning scenarios.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • “Pat Meehan is a natural leader and a rising star in the House. He's going to leave a big mark in Congress for Pennsylvanians and the entire country.”

    Congressman Eric Cantor

    House Majority Leader

  • "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

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

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

  • 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 will bring a valued perspective to the committee work. As a former prosecutor with an exemplary record of rooting out government fraud and abuse, Congressman Meehan will work to produce fiscally responsible legislation to improve our infrastructure, protect the taxpayers and create jobs

    Rep. John Mica

    Chairman, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

  • 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

  • “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

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

    Governor Chris Christie

    New Jersey Governor

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