ABOUT FAMA/FEMSA GAC
FAMA and FEMSA Governmental Affairs Committee aim to be the vehicle for FAMA and FEMSA to maintain and enhance their leadership role, with strategic partners and governmental entities to promote issues related to the needs of first responders. We ensure that all the activities of the Committee on Governmental Affairs support the mission of FAMA and FEMSA and work together to support the initiative. We monitor and share emergency rescue data and reports to ensure FAMA and FEMSA are aware of changes in the industry. This includes events within the fire service industry including the Hill Day and Home Day events and fire grants issued throughout the USA.
JOINT COMMITTEE - GAC LEADERSHIP
John Granby (FEMSA), Lee Morris and Joseph Mirabile (FAMA) - Co-chairs, David Gatton, GAC Consultant
GAC meeting are held monthly - submit inquiries or suggested topics through the contact page.
IMPORTANT: Outreach Needed on AFG and SAFER Reauthorization
ACTION: CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVE TO SIGN ONTO FIRE CAUCUS CO-CHAIR LETTER REQUESTING S. 829, THE AFG AND SAFER REAUTHORIZATION BILL, BE BROUGHT TO THE HOUSE FLOOR FOR A VOTE. …
SAVE THE DATE and Book Your Hotel Stay for 2018 Hill Day and CFSI Events
2018 FAMA/FEMSA GAC Hill Day, April 18-19, 2018 (Washington, DC) …
House Homeland Security Appropriations Committee Passes FY 2019 Spending Bill
Last week the House Homeland Security Appropriations Committee passed its DHS FY 2019 Appropriations bill. As anticipated, the AFG and SAFER programs each were funded at $350 million ($700 million…
House Appropriations Committee Releases FY 2019 Homeland Security Bill
On July 17, the House Appropriations Committee released its proposed FY 2019 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Bill. In total, the bill includes $51.4 billion in discretionary funding for DHS, an…