The Congressional Fire Services Caucus is one of the largest caucuses in Congress. Founded by former Congressman Curt Weldon in 1987, the Caucus unites Republicans and Democrats in support of fire service legislation that benefit all first responders. Becoming a member does not require taking positions on legislation; rather Caucus members are asked to pledge support in a way that best benefits fire departments in their respective Congressional Districts.
To preserve the bipartisan spirit of the Caucus, the chairmanship rotates every two years between Republican and Democratic members. Previous chairmen include Senator Joseph Biden (DE), Senator John McCain (AZ), Senator Paul Sarbanes (MD), Senator Willaim V. Roth, Jr.(DE), Congressmen Weldon (PA), Steny Hoyer (MD), Sherwood Boehlert (NY) and Robert Andrews (NJ)
Most view bills week of April 2019
- H.R.1044 – Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
- H.Res.109 – Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
- H.R.1585 – Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
- S.386 – Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
- H.R.5 – Equality Act
- H.R.1 – For the People Act of 2019
- H.R.420 – Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act
- H.R.7 – Paycheck Fairness Act
- H.R.6 – American Dream and Promise Act of 2019
- H.R.1297 – Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2019