Press (Filtered by First Responder Communications)

McCaul Inspects Security in Preparation for the ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), alongside Ranking Member Bennie Thompson (D-MS), met with the Secret Service, FBI, and other law enforcement officials to oversee and inspect ...

January 17, 2017

House Passes Homeland Security Legislation to ...

WASHINGTON D.C.– Last night, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5859, The Community Counterterrorism Preparedness Act, introduced by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul ...

September 22, 2016

Senate Democrats Must Act on Zika Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) and Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee Chairman Dan Donovan (R-NY) issued the ...

July 13, 2016

FEMA Struggles to Meet Information Technology ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) critical mission to prepare for and respond to emergencies depends on vital information technology systems. A new ...

May 7, 2016

Subcommittee Markup of PREPARE Act

Thursday, September 10 at 10:00 a.m. ET Markup of Committee Print: Promoting Resilience and Efficiency in Preparing for Attacks and Responding to Emergencies Act Emergency Preparedness, ...

September 9, 2015

Committee to Markup Eleven Homeland Security Bills

** The markup will be streamed live here ** Wednesday, May 20 at 11:00 a.m. ET Markup Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) 311 Cannon House Office ...

May 19, 2015

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule for May 18 – May ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following events for next week which will be streamed live here.   Tuesday, May 19 at 10:00 ...

May 15, 2015

Homeland Security Subcommittee to Markup First ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will hold a markup to consider the following ...

May 13, 2015

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule for May 11 – May ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following event for next week which will be streamed live here.  Wednesday, May ...

May 8, 2015

House Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Improve ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 361, H.R. 623 and H.R. 615 – legislation to enhance medical preparedness, improve interoperable ...

February 3, 2015

Duncan to Hold Clemson Field Hearing on Emergency ...

Media Contacts: Allen Klump (Duncan); April Ward (Committee) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-South Carolina, chairman of the Committee on Homeland ...

November 20, 2014

Brooks to Hold Hearing on Interoperable ...

Today, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will hold the following hearing on interoperable communications.   TUESDAY, November 18 at 10:00 ...

November 18, 2014

House Homeland Security Committee Schedule for ...

The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security has announced the following hearings for next week:   TUESDAY, November 18 at 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and ...

November 14, 2014

House Passes Homeland Security Legislation on ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 4007, H.R. 4263, H.R. 4289 and H.R. 3488 - bipartisan legislation to enhance the security of chemical ...

July 8, 2014

McCaul to Hold Hearing on First Responders and ...

Tomorrow, the Homeland Security Committee will hold the following hearing to discuss the role of first responders in emergency management, to review lessons learned from past terror attacks, and to ...

June 17, 2014

Subcommittee to Markup Emergency Preparedness ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications will hold a markup of H.R. 3283, the “Integrated Public Alert and Warning ...

March 26, 2014

Week Ahead for the House Homeland Security ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Homeland Security Committee has announced the following events for next week. TUESDAY, March 25 at 10 a.m. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, ...

March 21, 2014

Week Ahead: Committee Schedule June 3- June 7, ...

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House Homeland Security Committee has announced the following hearing for next week. TUESDAY, June 4 at 10:00 a.m. Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, ...

May 31, 2013

King Statement on Appointments to New Public ...

Panel Will Oversee Establishment of Network on “D Block” Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, an early advocate for ...

August 22, 2012

A Look Ahead: House Committee on Homeland ...

A Look Ahead:  House Committee on Homeland Security Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY), Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, announced the following upcoming ...

March 23, 2012

Newsday: First responders network nears approval

Newsday -- by Tom Brune WASHINGTON -- After years of delay, the creation of a national broadband network that would allow first responders to easily communicate with each other is on the verge of ...

February 17, 2012