"Federal Firefighters"
Engagement by party
From Rep. Bacon, representing Nebraska

ICYMI: Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and my firefighters bill passed last week. Firefighters suffer higher risk of cancer because of the smoke and toxic fumes they encounter while on duty. We need to support our firefighters who protect us.

Cited source — iowacapitaldispatch.com
From Rep. Bacon, representing Nebraska

Last week, Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA-24) and I passed H.R. 2499, the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act. Creating the presumption that federal firefighters who become disabled by serious diseases while on duty, ensures they receive treatment and benefits that would normally not be covered.

From Rep. Crow, representing Colorado

Federal firefighters are leaving their jobs due to low pay, and officials estimate some areas in the West could be 75% understaffed this year. I'm co-leading a bipartisan, bicameral push to urge the Administration to keep communities safe by boosting firefighter pay and benefits.

Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA-45)
Irvine, CA and Washington, DC

Our firefighters are on the front lines protecting Colorado families as they battle the wildfires that have devastated our communities.

Proud to work with friends like Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA-45) & Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO-2) to ensure our firefighters get the pay and benefits they deserve.

From Rep. Panetta, representing California

Last week, we passed the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act, which would support our firefighting force here on the Central Coast with the benefits and compensation they deserve.

From Rep. Levin, representing California

Here's an update on my recent work for #CA49!
🇺🇦 Voted for $40 billion in aid for Ukraine
🚰Advanced a bill to protect CA's water security
🚒Voted to expand presumption coverage to federal firefighters
🤝Met with @VFWHQ, @DAVHQ, @AmericanLegion, @envirovoters & @CALifeSciences

From Rep. Stansbury, representing New Mexico

It was a big week in DC! We attended a ceremony with @POTUS and @VP on extending broadband to communities across the US and passed critical legislation to support survivors of our nation’s nuclear legacy and support our federal firefighters. 1/2

We also met with advocates and policymakers from NM and DC, advanced tribal water legislation in Committee and marched to protect our reproductive rights. This weekend we’re back in NM for a jam-packed agenda back home then back for another busy week in DC. Grateful to serve! 2/2

From Rep. Newman, representing Illinois

What a week! Here’s what my team and I have been up to 👇

✅ Spoke out against the reprehensible Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe V. Wade. I will NEVER stop fighting for your freedom to make your own decisions about reproductive health care


Here’s this week’s roundup 👇

✅ Published an op-ed sharing my own experience having an abortion and illustrating how my personal story underscores the necessity to protect the right to an abortion- a standard, common medical procedure. Read it HERE:

✅ Spoke on the House floor about the need to stand up to extremist efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade

✅ Voted to PASS the Federal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2022 to ensure that federal firefighters have the benefits and support they deserve

✅ Voted to PASS a resolution recognizing the right of congressional workers to organize and form a union

✅ Co-signed a letter to House leadership urging them to bring the Big Oil Windfall Profits Tax Act to the floor to hold oil companies accountable for their price-gouging

✅ Co-signed a letter to @POTUS urging him to not means-test student debt relief

✅ Co-sponsored the Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act to strengthen current federal law to empower employees to recover their lost wages

✅ Co-sponsored a resolution to recognize ALS Awareness Month

✅ Co-signed a letter in support of striking Red Cross workers

✅ Co-signed a letter to @POTUS urging him to address the formula shortage

Have a good weekend!

Cited source — cnn.com
From Rep. Gonzalez, representing Texas

This week we voted on vital legislation up in D.C. to protect our federal firefighters, provide better benefits for TSA agents, and reauthorize the Community Services Block Grant Program to uplift low-income communities across the country.

Watch my floor speech ⬇️